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Katerini - Pieria (Greece)

Katerini. Katerini (also called Ekaterini) is a city in northern Greece. It is the capital of Pieria in the Greek district of Macedonia. Katerini today is home to approximately 60,000 residents. The city lies between the Pieria Mountains and the Thermaikos Bay, about 70 kilometers (43.5 mi) from Thessaloniki.

It is still unknown when this town was founded. According to historians, Katerini was earlier named Athira. Others claim that the city owes its name to the chapel of Agia Ekaterini, east of the city. The statues in the church date to 1831 and it is quite possibly that before that, a temple was located at the very same spot.

Text: Yorgos and Wendy Nikolidakis - Edited by Katrina Butzer

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Museum Dion | Pieria Macedonia | Greece  Photo 20 - Photo JustGreece.com Beaches Pieria | Macedonia Photo 7 - Photo JustGreece.com The  kust near Platamonas and Neoi Poroi | Pieria Macedonia | Photo 2 - Photo JustGreece.com Gevulde bifteki near Restaurant Erato in Litochoro | Pieria Macedonia - Photo JustGreece.com Dion | Pieria Macedonia | Greece Photo 13 - Photo JustGreece.com Highway Pieria near afslag Nea Efessos and Variko | Macedonia - Photo JustGreece.com Castle Platamonas | Pieria Macedonia | Greece Photo 2 - Photo JustGreece.com Castle Platamonas | Pieria Macedonia | Greece Photo 15 - Photo JustGreece.com Museum Dion | Pieria Macedonia | Greece  Photo 24 - Photo JustGreece.com Boven the wolken near Olympus | Pieria Macedonia | Greece Photo 6 - Photo JustGreece.com

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Average temperature Katerini
January
0.5°C
February
2.7°C
March
6.7°C
April
11.6°C
May
16.8°C
June
21.0°C
July
23.1°C
August
22.5°C
September
18.4°C
October
12.6°C
November
7.0°C
December
2.2°C

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