Karditsa

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Statistics
Periphery: Thessaly
Prefecture: Karditsa
Location:
Latitude:
Longitude:

39.359/39°21'32' N lat.</br>21.921/21°55'9' E long
Population: (2001)
 - Total
 - Density¹
 - Rank

 36,168

 -/km²</small>
Elevation:
 -lowest:
 -centre:
 -highest:

about 90 m
108 m(centre)
about 150 to 200 m
Postal code: 431 00
Area/distance code: 24410-2 through 7
Municipal code: 2409
Car designation: KA
3-letter abbreviation: KRT Karditsa
Address of administration: 1 Artesianou St.
Karditsa 431 00
Website: www.cityofkarditsa.gr

Karditsa (Greek:Καρδίτσα ) is a Greek city, the capital of Karditsa prefecture.

Karditsa is in western Thessaly in mainland Greece. The name literally means "little heart," as it is one of the central locations of both Greece and the region of Thessaly. Within the province of Karditsa is the region of the Agrafa high in the mountains. Karditsa ls linked with GR-30, the road to Karpenisi, and the road to Palamas and Larisa. Karditsa is south-west of Palamas and Larisa, west of Farsala and the Volos area, north-west of Athens, Lamia, Domokos and Sofades, north of Karpenisi, north-east of Arta, and east-south-east of Trikala, Grevena, Ioannina, and Kalampaka.

Karditsa has a school, lyceum, gymnasium, church, bank, post office, railway station on the Trikala–Karditsa–Domokos line, sports ground, water tower, and squares (plateies).

Historical population

Year Population Change
1981 27,532 -
1991 30,067 2,535/9.21%

Sporting teams

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