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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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Enipeas gorge near Litochoro and Olympus | Pieria Macedonia | Greece Photo 10 - Photo JustGreece.com Litochoro | Pieria Macedonia | Greece Photo 10 - Photo JustGreece.com Boven the wolken near Olympus | Pieria Macedonia | Greece Photo 3 - Photo JustGreece.com Litochoro | Pieria Macedonia | Greece Photo 2 - Photo JustGreece.com Dennenbossen near Olympus | Pieria Macedonia | Greece - Photo JustGreece.com The kust near Platamonas, Panteleimon and Skotini | Pieria Macedonia| Photo 7 - Photo JustGreece.com Monastery Agios Dionysios near Litochoro | Pieria Macedonia | Greece 6 - Photo JustGreece.com Somewhere between Agios Dionysios Litochoro and Olympus | Pieria Macedonia - Photo JustGreece.com Neos Panteleimon near Platamonas | Pieria Macedonia | Greece Photo 3 - Photo JustGreece.com Dion | Pieria Macedonia | Greece Photo 18 - 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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