Kileler

Periphery: Thessaly
Prefecture : Larissa

Municipality Kileler

Kileler (Greek: ) is a village in the province of Larissa in Greece, now known as Kypseli.

The village became known for the bloody events that took place there on March 6, 1910. On that day, the farmers of Thessaly were having a rally in Larissa, to demand that the cifliks of the region be expropriated and redistributed to those who owned no land.

When some of the farmers from Kileler tried to enter the train to Larissa without buying tickets, a military squad fired against them, killing two and injuring one of them. A similar event occurred in the next village on the way to Larissa with more casualties. The farmers who had gathered in Larisa were enraged when they heard about the events and attacked the authorities, which had been mobilised in the meantime. A fair number of demonstrators were killed or injured in the clashes that followed.

The events had a strong impact on Greek public opinion, and the government of Venizelos satisfied some of the farmers' basic demands.

Division of the municipality

  • Kileler / Δ.δ. Κιλελέρ (Κυψέλης) [ 698 ]
    • Kileler / το (τ. η Κυψέλη) [ 546 ]
    • Kokkines / οι [ 152 ]
  • Agnanteri / Δ.δ. Αγναντερής [ 307 ]
    • Agnanteri / η [ 208 ]
    • Agrokipion / το [ 99 ]
  • Kalamaki / Δ.δ. Καλαμακίου -- το Καλαμάκι [ 623 ]
  • Melissa / Δ.δ. Μελίσσης [ 590 ]
    • Melissa / η [ 435 ]
    • Lofiskos / ο Λοφίσκος [ 155 ]
  • Neo Perivoli / Δ.δ. Νέου Περιβολίου -- το [ 616 ]


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