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Eleftheres, Larissa

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Country  Greece
Regional unit  Larissa
Elevation  95 m (312 ft)
Administrative region  Thessaly
Municipality  Larissa
Time zone  EET (UTC+2)
Eleftheres, Larissa

Eleftheres (Greek: Ελευθερές) is a Greek village in Larissa. It is located at a distance of 11 km from the city of Larissa, bordering villages Koilada, Terpsithea and Mesorachi. It is built at an altitude of 95 meters

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Name

The village is also called Eleftherai (in Katharevousa).

History

Remains of the Neolithic and Classical period were found in the hilly area southwest of the village.

People

The population of the village consists mainly of local populations. The main occupation of the villagers is agriculture and livestock. In recent years Eleftheres has seen major residential development. Over the past 10 years its population increased from 421 people (2001 census) to 520 (2011 census).

Religious fairs

At the religious fair in memory of Saint Charalampos (10/2) people have the opportunity to taste traditional boiled rice, snacks and local wine. There are also two other relegious fairs in memory of Cosmas of Aetolia (24/8) and St. Bessarion.

References

Eleftheres, Larissa Wikipedia


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