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Administrative Region : Thessaly
Regional unit : Larissa

Pyrgetos (Πυργετός ) is a village (2001 pop: 1,760) in the Larissa regional unit and seat of the former municipality of Kato Olympos, which is part of the municipality of Tempi in Thessaly, Greece. Its elevation is 200 m and is 36 km north of Larissa.

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Pyrgetos

It is located on the eastern slopes of Mount Olympus and is 36 km away from Larissa. The area belongs to Delta of Pineios, and has been characterized as a habitat. Fruit, trees, small groves and bushes surround the village, its main crop production are corn, wheat, grain, wines and olives. Remains of a Venetian bridge is situated around Livadi. Other features include its football (soccer) club who currently plays in the fourth division.

Nearby places

Rapsani
Krania Olybou/Krania in the Olympus

Notable people

Vaios Malliaras, clarinet musician who wrote over 2,000 songs[1]

References

^ Biography of Vaios Maliaras (Greek)

Πυργετός on wikimapia

External links

Official website of the village
Larissa - Pyrgetos (Greek)

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