|Commune of Tsaritsani|
|Number of subdivisions:||1 (see below)|
|Founded (commune):||March 15, 2006|
39.88 (39° 52' 43") N 22.23 (22° 13' 25") E
| Population: (2001)|
-Percent of the prefecture
|Postal code:||GR-402 00|
|Car designation:|| |
Tsaritsani (Greek: Τσαριτσάνη) is a new Community in Greece, having separated from the Municipality of Elassona in 2006. Formerly a municipal district in Elassona, it has a population of 2,507 people (2001 census), and lies in the northwestern part of Larissa Prefecture, 40 km. from Larissa. It has a land area of 57.791 km², and consists solely of one town, the town of Tsarítsani.
|Year||Population||Change|| Percent of the|
|1991||2,492||+258 or +11.55%||-|
|2001||2,507||+15 or +0.6%||0.9%|
Its geography includes farmlands in the valley areas, the mountains are around the area as well as grasslands, ledges are to be founded in some areas and barren area in the higher elevations.
It's a beautiful, traditional village at the foot of Mount Olympus, with many country churches of the Post Byzantine period. It is one of the biggest villages of the Prefecture that was at its peak in the 16th century. Its mansions are quite remarkable sightseeing.
Nowadays it is famous for Brigata Rossa di Tsaritsani, Olympiacos supporters club.
Tsaritsani has a school, a lyceum (middle school) a gymnasia (high school), churches, and a few square (plateies).