Paliouri (Greek: Παλιούρι, pronounced [paˈʎuri]) is a village and a community in the peninsula of Kassandra, Chalkidiki, Greece. It is situated between low mountains near the southeasternmost tip of the peninsula, Cape Paliouri. The community includes the small villages Agios Nikolaos and Xyna. Paliouri is 2 km from the sea, 5 km east of Agia Paraskevi and 7 km southeast of Pefkochori. Near the modern village is placed the ancient city Theramvos, which survived until Roman times as village dependent administratively from the Roman colony of Cassandreia.[2]

Sunrise at Paliouri
Sunrise at Paliouri
Paliouri is located in Greece
Coordinates: 39°56′N 23°40′E / 39.933°N 23.667°E / 39.933; 23.667
Administrative regionCentral Macedonia
Regional unitChalkidiki
Municipal unitPallini
 • Population831 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationΧΚ

Population Edit

Year Village population Community population
1981 663 -
1991 657 -
2001 788 826
2011 820 831

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References Edit

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ D. Samsaris,The Roman Colony of Cassandreia in Macedonia (Colonia Iulia Augusta Cassandrensis), Dodona 16(1), 1987, 383.

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