Advertise Now
Europe Attractions
Travel Companies
  Home > Travel Europe > Europe Destinations > Farsala


Europe is one of the five inhabited traditional continents of the Earth. Physically and geologically, Europe is the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, west of Asia. Europe is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and to the southeast by the waterways adjoining the Mediterranean to and including the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains. On the east, Europe is divided from Asia by the water divide of the Ural Mountains and by the Caspian Sea. Europe is the world's second smallest continent in terms of area and third-largest continent after Asia and Africa in population.
Farsala, ancient times Pharsalus is a city in Thessaly, in central Greece. It is one of the biggest cities in its area and is also a municipality as well as a province. Farsala is located in southern Thessaly as well as southern Larissa Prefecture. The mountains that are made up of several ranges are to the south while the Thessalian Plain lies to the north, some hills to the east and the Pharsalean Fields in the central part.
The area is an economic and the agricultural centre of the province. The population is mainly rural especially with cotton production and breeding, one of the many are in local production units in agricultural production as well as clothing and textile industries. The population in the year 2006 is about 13,500. Farsala was liberated from the Ottoman Empire in 1881 and together with the rest of Thessaly became part of Hellenic Kingdom. Farsala has schools, lyceums, a few gymnasia, a church, banks, a post office, a train station and a square.

Farsala is the kind of town you daydream about. It is an attractive city with natural beauty and historical places, while traveling in Europe.

Everything you need to know about Traveling Europe is here at

Permission is granted to reproduce this article as long as the above resource paragraph is left intact with active links.

Back to Europe Destinations

Europe Destinations
Europe News