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Administrative Region : Thessaly
Regional unit : Larissa

Vlachogianni (Greek: Βλαχογιάννι, Greek pronunciation: [vlaxo'ʝani]) is a village and a community of the Elassona municipality.[2] Before the 2011 local government reform it was a part of the municipality of Potamia, of which it was a municipal district and the seat.[2][3][4] The 2011 census recorded 895 inhabitants in the village.[1] The community of Vlachogianni covers an area of 33.974 km2.[3]

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Vlachogianni was first mentioned in 1513 in an Ottoman bey's will.[4] In the end of the 16th century the main occupation of the people's residents was the cultivation of Cannabis sativa.[4] In the beginning of the 19th century the village became a chiflik of Ali Pasha.[4]


The population of Vlachogianni is occupied in animal husbandry and agriculture (mainly tobacco).[4]

According to the 2011 census, the population of the settlement of Vlachogianni was 895 people, a figure almost stable compared with the population of the previous census of 2001.[1][5]

Year Population
2001[5] 891
2011[1] 895

See also

List of settlements in the Larissa regional unit

"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.
Βλαχογιάννι (in Greek). elassona.com.gr. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
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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