Thermi

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Thermi

Θέρμη
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Thermi is located in Greece
Thermi
Thermi
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 40°33′N 23°01′E / 40.550°N 23.017°E / 40.550; 23.017Coordinates: 40°33′N 23°01′E / 40.550°N 23.017°E / 40.550; 23.017
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCentral Macedonia
Regional unitThessaloniki
Government
 • MayorThodoros Papadopoulos
Area
 • Municipality382.11 km2 (147.53 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit100.94 km2 (38.97 sq mi)
Elevation
63 m (207 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
53,201
 • Municipality density140/km2 (360/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit
25,145
 • Municipal unit density250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Community
 • Population16,004 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Thermi (Greek: Θέρμη) is a town and a municipality in the Thessaloniki regional unit, Greece. Its population was 53,201 at the 2011 census.[1]

Municipality[edit]

View from the road
Technology center of BETA CAE Systems

The municipality Thermi was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

The municipality Thermi has an area of 382.106 km2, the municipal unit Thermi has an area of 100.943 km2, and the community Thermi has an area of 55.90 km2.[3]

Education[edit]

Pinewood - The American International School is located in Thermi.[4]

Archaeology[edit]

Thermi is the site of a Bronze Age settlement excavated by the British archaeologist and museum curator Winifred Lamb.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.
  4. ^ Home page (Archive). Pinewood - The American International School. Retrieved on April 28, 2015. "14th km Thessalonikis - N.Moudanion, P.O. Box 60606, 57001 Thermi, Thessaloniki, Greece"
  5. ^ Lamb, Winifred (1936). Excavations at Thermi in Lesbos. Cambridge University Press.