Korinos (Greek: Κορινός) is a village located in Pieria prefecture, Greece. It is part of the municipality of Korinos with a true population of 6611 in the year 2001. Korinos had 4054 citizens in 2001 additional 43 with Paralia Korinou form the district of Korinos. Korinos is 5 km northeast of the city of Katerini (Κατερίνη), the capital of Pieria prefecture. GR-1 is situated to the west serving a nearby interchange near Katerini. Korinos is famous for its beaches and hotels in the area. The beaches lie to its east.
Korinos has two elementary schools, a gymnasium, a post office, and squares (plateies). Near Korinos is the beautiful sea of Pieria. Korinos considered as an ideal place for tourism.
The word "Korinos" does not have any meaning in the Greek language; its origin is unknown.
Municipality of Korinos
The population of the municipality had a true population 6611 divided in the following municipal districts
Kato Agios Ioannis
Kato Agios Ioannis is a village of the municipality of Korinos, known also as Kato Agiannis.
Koukos or Koukkos is a village , the population of which are from refuges from Pontos and Minor Asia. In October 1944 Germans executed 18 villagers, a war memorial is in the village also for the victims of the civil war. Sofia Amperidou, an artist is from Koukos, some of her paintings are related to the life and stories of the refuges from Pontos.
Nea Trapezounta (old Form Nea Trapezous) is a village of the municipality of Korinos. The village is named after the homeland of the refugees from Pontos after the Minor Asia catastrophe of 1922 who found a new place to live. The village has a Pontic Education and Culture Association called Ypsilantis, named after Alexandros Ypsilantis a hero of the Greek war for Independence. An event is organized each year called "Ypsilantia". In the Fast Chess Tournament was Nea Trapezounta in 20.4.2006 100 persons particated from West Macedonia.