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Administrative Region : Thessaly
Regional unit : Karditsa

Kedros (Κέδρος) Karditsa

Kedros is a village in the prefecture of Karditsa. It belongs administratively to the Municipality of Sofada in the Region of Thessaly (Kallikratis program). According to the 2011 census it had 682 inhabitants.

It is located on the provincial road Karditsa-Smokovo, two kilometers after the intersection for Loutro. It is 23 km from the city of Karditsa. The village is built under the roof of "Katachloro" and is full of plane trees and cedars. Next to the village flows the river Onohonos or Sofaditis [2], from the springs of which the artificial lake Smokovou was created, a life-giver of the area but also of the whole route until it finds the river Pinios.

The inhabitants are engaged in agriculture and animal husbandry. Cotton, wheat, corn, clover and fruits and vegetables are mainly grown.

Population development
Population Census Population Development Diagram

1951 1,100
1961 1.176
1971 1.131
1981 1,010
1991 1,017
2001 897
2011 682


Hellenic Statistical Authority - Population-Housing Census 2011
Karditsa-net. - Kedros: From antiquity until today Kedros, formerly Zygogianneika is a village in the prefecture of Karditsa [1].

Geography - Sights

Kedros is located west and south of the artificial lake Plastira. It is built on the slopes of Agrafa, northwest of Mount Karamanoli and is 27.5 km N.-ND. from Morfovouni (seat of the municipality) and 37.5 km SW. from Karditsa. The settlement is officially mentioned for the first time in 1991 and annexed to the then community of Belokomitis. According to the Kallikratis plan, together with Belokomitis, they constitute the local community of Belokomitis, which belongs to the municipal unit of Nevropolis, Agrafa, in the municipality of Limni Plastira, and according to the 2011 census, has a population of 32 inhabitants.

To the east of the village and at a distance of about 2 km is the "Lake Plastira Observatory" at an altitude of 1,350 meters overlooking the lake and the villages of Trikala and Karditsa. With a clear atmosphere, the view reaches Mount Olympus. To the south is the mountain resort "Elatakos" at an altitude of 1,450 meters with panoramic views of Lake Plastira [5].

See also

The settlement of Kedros Sofadon of the Regional Unit of Karditsa.


"Belokomitis". Municipality of Lake Plastira. Retrieved June 3, 2019.
"EETAA-Hellenic Society of Local Development and Local Government SA". www.eetaa.gr. Retrieved June 3, 2019.
"Official Gazette of permanent Population Results", p. 10611 (p. 137 of pdf)
"Sights - Lake Plastira". www.plastiras-lake.gr. Retrieved June 3, 2019.
"Elatakos Refuge". EOS of Karditsa. Retrieved June 3, 2019.

Municipal unit Nevropoli Agrafon
Community Karvasaras
Karvasaras (Καρβασαράς, ο)
Community Karitsa Dolopon
Agia Marina (Αγία Μαρίνα, η)
Agia Paraskevi (Αγία Παρασκευή, η)
Karitsa (Καρίτσα, η)
Longa (Λογγά, η)
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Prosilia (Προσήλια, τα)
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Kedros (Κέδρος, ο)
Belokomiti (Μπελοκομίτη, η)
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Kalyvia (Καλύβια, τα)
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Fylakti (Φυλακτή, η)

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