Thessaly

Thessaly is a traditional geographic and modern administrative region of , comprising most of the ancient region of the same name. Before the Greek Dark Ages, Thessaly was known as Aeolia, and appears thus in Homer's Odyssey.
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, Ancient Greek: Magnēsía, deriving from the tribe name Magnetes, is one of the regional units of Greece. Photo: Giuliagi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

forms a hook-like peninsula between the Pagasetic Gulf and the Aegean Sea. Photo: Ioannis Fakis, CC BY-SA 4.0.

, has a population of 162.591 people. It is the 4th largest city in , and is in Thessaly, between and . Photo: Fsb2004, Public domain.

is a city of 86,000 people in Thessaly, almost midway between and . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 1.0.

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is one of the regional units of Greece, forming the northwestern part of the region of . Photo: Wisniowy, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a city in western in mainland . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of . Photo: stg gr1, CC BY 2.0.

Kalabaka is a town and seat of the Municipality of in the Trikala regional unit, part of in . Photo: Haneburger, CC0.

Lake Plastiras also called Tavropos Reservoir is an artificial lake fed by Tavropos river, located in , near the city of , . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Thessaly

Latitude of center
39.4022° or 39° 24' 8.1" north
Longitude of center
21.9836° or 21° 59' 1.1" east
Population
754,000
Elevation
95 metres (312 feet)
Geo­Names ID
6697809

Also Known As

  • Albanian: Thesalia
  • Ancient Greek (to 1453): Θεσσαλία
  • Ancient Greek (to 1453): Θεσσαλίη
  • Ancient Greek (to 1453): Θετταλία
  • Arabic: ثيساليا
  • Aragonese: Tesalia
  • Armenian: Թեսալիա
  • Azerbaijani: Fessaliya
  • Basque: Tesalia
  • Belarusian: Тэсалія
  • Belarusian: Фесалія
  • Bengali: থেসালি
  • Breton: Tessalia
  • Bulgarian: Тесалия
  • Bulgarian: Тхесалй
  • Catalan: Blaquia
  • Catalan: Megaloblaquia
  • Catalan: Tessàlia
  • Catalan: Tesàlia
  • Cebuano: Thessaly
  • Chinese: 塞萨利
  • Chinese: 塞萨利大区
  • Chinese: 忒萨利
  • Chinese: 忒萨利亚
  • Chinese: 色萨利
  • Chinese: 色萨利大区
  • Chinese: 色薩利
  • Chuvash: Фессали
  • Croatian: Periferija Tesalija
  • Croatian: Tesalija
  • Czech: Thessalie
  • Czech: Thessálie
  • Czech: Thesálie
  • Danish: Thessalien
  • Dimli (individual language): Tesalya
  • Dutch: Thessalia
  • Dutch: Thessalie
  • Dutch: Thessalië
  • English: Thessalia
  • Esperanto: Tesalio
  • Esperanto: Tesalujo
  • Estonian: Tessaalia piirkond
  • Faroese: Thessalia
  • Finnish: Tessalia
  • Finnish: Thessalia
  • French: Thessalie
  • French: Théssalie
  • Galician: Tesalia
  • Georgian: თესალია
  • German: Thessalia
  • German: Thessalicum
  • German: Thessalien
  • German: Thessalier
  • German: Thessalía
  • Greek: Θεσσαλία
  • Gujarati: થેસાલી
  • Hebrew: תסאליה
  • Hebrew: תסליה
  • Hindi: थेसली
  • Hungarian: Thesszália
  • Icelandic: Þessalía
  • Indonesian: Thessalia
  • Irish: An Teasáil
  • Italian: Tessaglia
  • Italian: Tessalia
  • Italian: Thessalia
  • Japanese: セサリア
  • Japanese: テッサリア
  • Japanese: テッサリアー
  • Javanese: Selânik
  • Javanese: Tesalonika
  • Javanese: Thessaloniki
  • Kannada: ಥೆಸ್ಸಲಿ
  • Korean: 테살리
  • Korean: 테살리아
  • Korean: 테살리아 주
  • Latin: Thessalia
  • Latvian: Tesālija
  • Limburgan: Thessalië
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Tesalia
  • Lithuanian: Tesalija
  • Lithuanian: Tesalijos periferija
  • Lombard: Tesalia
  • Lombard: Tesàlia
  • Macedo-Romanian: Tesalia
  • Macedonian: Тесалија
  • Malay: Thessaly
  • Marathi: थिसलीस
  • Mingrelian: თესალია
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Tessalia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Thessali
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Thessalia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Thessaliar
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Thessalier
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Thessalía
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Thessalia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Thessaly
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Thessalía
  • Occitan (post 1500): Tessàlia
  • Persian: تسالی
  • Polish: Region Tesalia
  • Polish: Tesalia
  • Polish: Tessalia
  • Portuguese: Tessália
  • Portuguese: Tessálios
  • Romanian: Tesalia
  • Romanian: Tessalia
  • Romanian: Thesalia
  • Romanian: Thessalia
  • Russian: Тессалия
  • Russian: Фессалийский союз
  • Russian: Фессалия
  • Scots: Thessaly
  • Serbian: Periferija Tesalija
  • Serbian: Tesalija
  • Serbian: Θεσσαλία
  • Serbian: Периферија Тесалија
  • Serbian: Тесалија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Periferija Tesalija
  • Serbo-Croatian: Tesalija
  • Sinhala: තෙසලේ
  • Slovak: Tesália
  • Slovenian: Tesalija
  • South Azerbaijani: تسالی
  • Spanish: Periferia de Tesalia
  • Spanish: Tesalia
  • Spanish: Tesaliano
  • Spanish: Tesalio
  • Swedish: Tessalien
  • Swedish: Thessalia
  • Swedish: Thessalien
  • Swedish: Thessalía
  • Swiss German: Thessalie
  • Tamil: தெஸ்ஸாலி
  • Telugu: తెసాలీ
  • Thai: เทสซาลี
  • Turkish: Tesalya
  • Turkish: Teselya
  • Turkish: Thessaly
  • Ukrainian: Фессалійці
  • Ukrainian: Фессалія
  • Urdu: ثیسالیا
  • Vietnamese: Thessaly
  • Vietnamese: Thessalía
  • Waray (Philippines): Thessalya
  • Welsh: Thessalia
  • Western Panjabi: ثیسالیا
  • Western Panjabi: صوبہ تھیسیلے
  • Wu Chinese: 色萨利

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