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Argyropouli (Greek: Αργυροπούλι, Greek pronunciation: [aɾʝiɾo'puli], Aromanian: Caragioli) is an aromanian village and a municipal unit of the Tyrnavos municipality.[2] Before the 2011 local government reform it was a part of the municipality of Tyrnavos.[2][3] The 2011 census recorded 1,667 inhabitants in the village and 1,670 inhabitants in the municipal unit.[1] The community of Argyropouli covers an area of 103.063 km2.[3]


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Administrative division

The community of Argyropouli consists of two settlements:[1]

Ano Argyropouli (population 1)
Argyropouli (population (1,667)
Votanochori (population 2)

Population

According to the 2011 census, the population of the settlement of Argyropouli was 1,670 people, a decrease of almost 12% compared with the population of the previous census of 2001.[1][4]


Year Population
2001[4] 1,894
2011[1] 1,670

The main occupations are agriculture (grapes, pears, peaches, apples, tobacco, melon, almond and olives), farming and timber. The settlements are Argyropouli, Ano Argyropouli and Votanochori. 2.5 km southwest of the village at the foot of Lower Olympus Argyropouli is a lake known as Mati Tyrnavou. The only natural source of remaining in Thessaly, with an area of ​​250 sq.mts, the core ecosystem with rich flora (holly, paliouri , wild olive, poppy, chamomile, mallow, bush, etc.) and fauna (mullets, crayfish, eels, Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera, Orthoptera, pollinators, etc.).

Access to the source is achieved through asphalt road. The Eye comes from the foothills of Melouna after the junction with Penaeus has a length of 12 km. The old bed of the river Eye, ideal for walks and fishing lobster.

Of interest are the churches of the Life-Giving Spring (patron) in the village square (1884, in the form of royal 2 km from Argyropouli on the river, St. Demetrios and the Holy Friday (19th cent. In the basilica) on hill, where the views of the valley is enchanting. Moraitis The stone bridge constructed in 1908 linking the village with the same name around. Since the Ottoman mosque is maintained in the region homonymous with a minaret, where there is a stone fountain.

See also

List of settlements in the Larissa regional unit

References
"Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
Πίνακας 3. Πραγματικός πληθυσμός, επιφάνεια και πυκνότητα του πληθυσμού, με διάκριση σε αστικές και αγροτικές περιοχές καθώς και σε πεδινές, ημιορεινές και ορεινές περιοχές. Μέσος σταθμικός των υψομέτρων. (PDF) (in Greek). Ελληνική Στατιστική Αρχή (Hellenic Statistical Authority). Retrieved 11 December 2013.
Μόνιμος πληθυσμός . Νομοί , δήμοι , κοινότητες , δημοτικά και κοινοτικά διαμερίσματα και οικισμοί (PDF) (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. Retrieved 9 June 2014.

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