Agia (Greek: Αγιά, also written Ayia) is a village and a municipality in the Larissa peripheral unit, Thessaly, Greece. Agia is located east of Larissa and south of Melivoia. The Mavrovouni mountains dominate the south and the Aegean Sea lies to the east. Agia was also the capital of the homonymous province.
The municipality Agia was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 4 former municipalities, that became municipal units:
The municipal unit of Agia is divided into the following communities:
Year Town population Municipality population
1981 3,454 -
1991 4,014 7,411
2001 3,027 6,458
Its main industry is agriculture with a couple of businesses and services.
Agia became part of Greece, along with most of Thessaly, in 1881. Forests near Agia were affected by the 2007 Greek forest fires, leaving tens homeless. The fire consumed approximately 100 km² on Mavrovouni.
List of settlements in the Larissa prefecture
Municipalities and communities of the Larissa Prefecture
Agia | Ampelonas | Antichasia | Armenio | Elassona | Enippeas | Evrymenes | Farsala | Giannouli | Gonnoi | Kato Olympos | Kileler | Koilada | Krannonas | Lakereia | Larissa | Livadi | Makrychori | Melivoia | Narthaki | Nessonas | Nikaia | Olympos | Platykampos | Polydamantas | Potamia | Sarantaporo | Tyrnavos |
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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