A great view into Lamía. You can see the it's town core.

Lamía

Greece

Population: 52006

Coordinates: 38.9, 22.43333

Timezone: Europe/Athens

Basic city data: Data Source | CC BY 4.0

About the city

Lamia is a city and the capital of the regional unit of Phthiotis, located in Central Greece. It has an estimated population of around 62,000 residents. The name "Lamia" is said to be derived from the mythological figure of the same name, who was a sea nymph or monster according to various Greek myths. The city is known for its historical significance and architecture, with buildings dating back to ancient times. Some notable landmarks include the Acropolis of Lamia, which features ruins of an ancient fortress; the Archaeological Museum of Lamia that houses artifacts from the Neolithic era up to the Roman period; and the St. Nicholas Church, which is an important Byzantine monument. Lamia has a Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters. The city's economy primarily depends on agriculture, with crops such as olives and cereals being widely cultivated in the region. Additionally, the area around Lamia is known for its natural resources, including timber, mineral deposits, and thermal springs that are popular among tourists seeking relaxation and wellness treatments. In terms of transportation, Lamia is connected to other major Greek cities by a network of highways and railways. The city is also situated near the Maliakos Gulf, which offers access to the Aegean Sea. Lamia International Airport serves air travelers with connections to various domestic and international destinations.

Top Comments

The local craftsmanship in Lamía is impressive.

@lekiesha57

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The local pubs in Lamía have a cozy atmosphere.

@georgina66

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The markets in Lamía are a treasure trove of local goods.

The city walls of Lamía offer panoramic views of the surroundings.

The locals in Lamía are so proud of their city.

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