Larissa (GR)

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Larissa (/ləˈrɪsə/; Greek: Λάρισα, [ˈlarisa]) is a municipality (162,591 inhabitants in 2011) the capital of the Thessaly region in Greece. It is a a national transport hub, linked by road and rail with the port of Volos, the cities of Thessaloniki and Athens. Legend tells that Achilles was born here. Hippocrates, the "Father of Medicine", died here. Today, Larissa is an important commercial, transportation, educational, agricultural and industrial centre of Greece.

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DC in 1895
DC in 1900