Karditsa is a city in western Thessaly in mainland Greece. The city of Karditsa is the capital of Karditsa regional unit. Inhabitation is attested from 9000 BC. Karditsa ls linked with GR-30, the road to Karpenisi, and the road to Palamas and Larissa. Karditsa is south-west of Palamas and Larissa, west of Farsala and the Volos area, north-west of Athens, Lamia, Domokos and Sofades, north of Karpenisi, north-east of Arta, and east-south-east of Trikala, Grevena, Ioannina, and Kalampaka.
The city, which is the 24th in the ranking of the population of the cities of Greece, is famous for its very good design, since it is low, the many pedestrian streets and the first cycle of cycling routes. At the central point of the city is the wonderful Pasiglipos Park, with free peacocks, on the edge of which dominates the majestic metropolitan church of the Holy Emperors Constantine and Helen. At the western edge of the alpine, the horse-drawn statue of Nikolaos Plastiras was erected. Near the town there is also the forest of Paparantzas (thousand trees), where is the chapel of Prophet Elias and the Museum of Waters.