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Prefecture: Magnesia
Province: Volos

39.384/39°23'4' N lat.
23.9955/23°59'37' E long
Population: (2001)
 - Total
 - Density¹
 - Rank



about 300 to 400 m
600 m(centre)
about 1,500 to 1,800 m
Postal code: 370 11
Area/distance code: 11-30-24280 (030-24280)-9
-99 for Portaria
Municipal code: 3719
Car designation: BO
3-letter abbreviation: POM Portaria Magnisias
Website: www.magnesia.gr/dimoi/dimoi_portaria.htm

Portaria (Greek: Πορταριά, related to door) is one of the 24 villages of Mt. Pelion, Magnesia, Greece, facing the Pagasetic Gulf. It is located N of Volos and its suburbs. The houses, its windows and its doors are painted beautifully with a variety of colors with beautifully colored edges. The mountaintop of Pelion is to the north.

Portaria has a school, a lyceum, a gymnasium, banks, a post office and a square (plateia).

Historical population

Year Communal population Change (town) Municipal population
1981 769 - -
1991 1,093 324/42.13% 3,318

Neighboring localities

North: Makrinitsa
West: Iolkos Portaria East: Zagora
South: Volos and Agria

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