Magnesia Prefecture


Magnesia Prefecture
Magnesia Prefecture
Νομός Μαγνησίας
—  Former prefecture  —
Location of Magnesia Prefecture in Greece
Country Greece
Periphery Thessaly Periphery
Established 1899
Disestablished 2011
Capital Volos
Subdivisions
Area
 - Total 2,367 km2 (913.9 sq mi)
Area rank [[List of the prefectures of Greece by area|]]
Population (2001)
 - Total 193,439
 - Rank [[List of the prefectures of Greece by population|]]
 - Density 81.7/km2 (211.7/sq mi)
Postal codes

Magnesia Prefecture (Greek: Νομός Μαγνησίας) was one of the prefectures of Greece. Its capital was Volos. It was established in 1899 from the Larissa Prefecture. The prefecture was disbanded on 1 January 2011 by the Kallikratis programme, and split into the peripheral units of Magnesia and the Sporades.


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