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Kallieis (Greek: Καλλιείς, full form Δήμος Καλλιέων) is a municipality in the northern part of Phocis, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Delphi, of which it is a municipal unit.[1] Its registered population in 2001 amounted to 2,328. The seat of the municipality was Mavrolithari, which is home to about 20% of the municipal unit population. Its area is about 192,000 hectares.

Municipal districts

Athanasios Diakos
Kastriotissa
Mavrolithari
Moussounitsa
Panourgias
Pyra
Stromi


Population
Year Population
1991 1,179
2001 2,328

Geography

The municipality is mostly mountainous, with Mount Giona dominating the north, towards the boundary with the Phthiotis prefecture. Most of the area is forested. Typical vegetation includes pine, fir, cypress and spruce trees; the higher altitudes are mostly barren, while and farmland is limited to the low-lying valleys. Main industries are agriculture and tourism.

Information

Much of the houses were stone built until the 1960s. Electricity arrived in the same year. Vehicles arrived in the 1970s, the pavement of the main road and television arrived in the 1980s.

History

After the Axis Occupation and the Greek Civil War, many buildings were rebuilt. Its population also declined but recently grew and nearly doubled between the 1991 and the 2001 census.

See also

List of settlements in the Phocis prefecture

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