The Municipal Park in Katerini
|Time zone:||EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)|
|Elevation (center):||14 m (46 ft)|
|Population statistics (as of 2001)|
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|- Density:||603 /km² (1,561 /sq mi)|
Katerini (Greek: Κατερίνη, Old name: Ekaterini, Old name in Greek: Αικατερίνη;) is a town in Central Macedonia, Greece, the capital of Pieria prefecture. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume The Greek Postal code system is is administered by ELTA (Ελληνικά Ταχυδρομεία Hellenic Post) This is a list of dialing codes in Greece. The first digit represents type of service Greek Vehicle registration plates are composed of three letters and four digits per plate (e Greek (el ελληνική γλώσσα or simply el ελληνικά — "Hellenic" is an Indo-European language, spoken today by 15-22 million people mainly Central Macedonia ( Greek: Περιφέρεια Κεντρικής Μακεδονίας Periféria Kentrikís Makedonías)is one of the thirteen peripheries Pieria (Syria was a province of Roman Syria Pieria (Πιερία is one of the Prefectures of Greece. Greece consists of 13 administrative regions known as Peripheries of Greece, which are further subdivided into 3 super-prefectures and 54 prefectures or nomes It lies on the Pierian plain, between Mt. Olympus and the Thermaikos Gulf, at an altitude of 14 m. The Thermaic Gulf (Θερμαϊκός Κόλπος is a gulf of the Aegean Sea located immediately south of Thessaloniki, east of Pieria and Imathia The town, which is one of the newest in Greece, has a population of 56,576 (according to the 2001 census). A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population It is near the city of Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city, which has been beneficial for Katerini's development over recent years. Thessaloniki (Θεσσαλονίκη), Thessalonica, or Salonica is the second-largest city in Greece and the capital of Macedonia Katerini is accessible from the main Thessaloniki–Athens highway GR-1/E75 (with two interchanges near the town) and the Egnatia Odos to the north. Greek National Road 1 is the longest highway in Greece. The highway begins at Kifissou Avenue or north of the Bay of Phaliro up to Efzoni at the border The E75 is part of the International E-road network, which is a series of main roads in Europe. For the ancient Roman road of the same name see Via Egnatia. For Thessaloniki street see Egnatia Street. It is served by both Intercity and local trains on the main railway line from Athens to Thessaloniki and there is a comprehensive regional and national bus service with its hub in the town.
A popular tourist destination, Katerini is close to the sea (6 km) and to several archaeological sites of great interest such as the ancient city of Dion (5th century BC, 17 km away) and the Venetian Castle of Platamon. Dion (Greek Modern Δίο Dio, Ancient/Katharevousa -on is a municipality and village in the Prefecture of Pieria, Macedonia, Greece, best The 5th century BC started the first day of 500 BC and ended the last day of 401 BC. The Most Serene Republic of Venice ((Serenìsima Repùblica Vèneta or Repùblica de Venesia Serenissima Repubblica The beaches of Korinos, Paralia and Olympiaki Akti (or Katerinoskala) are visited by both Greek and international tourists during the summer. Korinos (Κορινός is a village located in Pieria prefecture Greece. Paralia or Paralia Katerinis (Παραλία Ancient/Katharevoussa Greek Παραλίον meaning "beach The roots of Mount Olympus and the town of Litochoro, are in a distance of around 20 kilometres away from the centre of Katerini. Litochoro (Greek Modern Λιτόχωρο Ancient/ Katharevousa Λιτόχωρον older form Litochoron) is a town and municipality located in the southern part
The town's name stems from Catherine of Alexandria (Agia Aikaterini), a Greek Orthodox Martyr who lived in 4th century AD. Saint Catherine of Alexandria, also known as Saint Catherine of the Wheel and The Great Martyr Saint Catherine ( Greek) is a Christian The Eastern Orthodox Church is the second largest single Christian Communion in the world As a means of recording the passage of Time, the 4th century (per the Julian calendar and Anno Domini / Common era) was that Century It was liberated from the Ottomans on 16 October 1912. The Ottoman Empire (1299–1923 ( Old Ottoman Turkish: دولتْ علیّه عثمانیّه Devlet-i Âliye-yi Osmâniyye, Late Ottoman and Modern Turkish Events 456 - Magister militum Ricimer defeats the Emperor Avitus at Piacenza and becomes master of the western Year 1912 ( MCMXII) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar (or a Leap year starting During the Nazi régime it was captured by the German army on 14 April 1941 and was liberated three years later. Nazi Germany and the Third Reich are the common English names for Germany under the regime of Adolf Hitler and the National Socialist German Workers Events 43 BC - Battle of Forum Gallorum: Mark Antony, besieging Julius Caesar 's assassin Decimus Junius Brutus in Year 1941 ( MCMXLI) was a Common year starting on Wednesday (the link will display 1941 calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Katerini is referenced in the Mikis Theodorakis' song To treno feugei stis okto (The Train Leaves At 8) with lyrics by the poet Manos Eleftheriou. Mikis Theodorakis (Μίκης Θεοδωράκης (b July 29 1925, Greek island of Chios) is one of the most popular Greek composers This song still remains popular today.
Katerini is home to two football teams; Pierikos, a football team currently playing in the Second Division. Pierikos is a football club based in Katerini, Greece. History of the club The foundation The club was founded on the 11th History In first years the system of conduct was very intriguing The other is Ethnikos Katerini. Ethnikos is a football club based in Katerini, Greece. It was founded in 1973
|1991||43,613||5,209/13. Year 1981 ( MCMLXXXI) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link displays the 1981 Year 1991 ( MCMXCI) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar. 56%||48,673||-|
|2001||-||-||56,576||7,903/16. Year 2001 ( MMI) was a Common year starting on Monday according to the Gregorian calendar. 24%|