Paralia (Greek, Modern: Παραλία, Ancient/Katharevoussa -on meaning beach), also Paralia Katerinis is a community and that is part of Korinos. The municipality of the same name is near Korinos with the seat being Kallithea located in the eastern part of the prefecture of Pieria. The seat of the municipality is in Kallithea. Paralia is linked with GR-13 and GR-1/E75 including the superhighway. The beach is situated in the Olympian Riviera Paralia is famous for its hotels, taverns, restaurants, bars and nightclub (discotheques). The Thermian Gulf is situated to the east. The sandy coastline covers almost all of its coastline. Paralia Katerinis since the 1960s serves the superhighway. In the mid-1990s, the superhighway added 2 additional lanes to the undivided superhighway. Its nearest beach is 5 km east. Paralia is located 4 km E of Katerini, SE of Veria, 70 km S of Thessaloniki and the Makedonia International Airport, N of Larissa, NNW of Athens, NE of Tyrnavos, NE of Mount Olympus and 150 km NE of Kalampaka.
Geography and Information
Dialing code: +11+30-25310 (030-25310)-
Farmlands dominate most of the area within Paralia. Tourism is very common during the summer months.
Paralia a small port located in the southeastern end and squares (plateies). The nearest train station and hospital is in Katerini
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Coordinates: 40°25′0″ N 22°36′0″ E
Division of the municipality of Paralia
Kallithea is a village east of Katerini near the Thermaikos Gulf. In the past it was known as Vromeri.. In 1780 Charles-Nicolas-Sigisbert Sonnini de Manoncourt visited the place.
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