Pefkochori

Pefkochori (Greek: Πευκοχώρι, Pefkochóri [pefkoˈxori], meaning "pine village"; before 1965: Kapsochora[2] (Καψοχώρα, Kapsochóra)) is a tourist town located in the southeast of the peninsula of Kassandra, Chalkidiki, Greece. Pefkochori is named after the pine trees which are abundant in the mountains of the area. The population in 2011 was 1,931 for the town and 1,962 for the community, which includes the villages Lefkes and Panorama. Its elevation is 10 m. Pefkochori is situated on the northeastern coast of the peninsula, 3 km southeast of Chaniotis, 4 km north of Agia Paraskevi and 92 km southeast of Thessaloniki.

Pefkochori

Πευκοχώρι
An old windmill, Pefkochori village.
An old windmill, Pefkochori village.
Pefkochori is located in Greece
Pefkochori
Pefkochori
Coordinates: 39°59′N 23°37′E / 39.983°N 23.617°E / 39.983; 23.617Coordinates: 39°59′N 23°37′E / 39.983°N 23.617°E / 39.983; 23.617
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCentral Macedonia
Regional unitChalkidiki
MunicipalityKassandra
Municipal unitPallini
Community
 • Population2,141 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationΧΚ
Promenade
Beach

PopulationEdit

Year Town population Community population
1981 640 -
1991 1,149 -
2001 1,650 1,666
2011 2,141 2,162

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Name changes of settlements in Greece

External linksEdit

  Media related to Pefkochori at Wikimedia Commons