Kateríni

Kateríni

(kätərē`nē), city (1991 pop. 45,281), capital of Piería prefecture, N Greece, in Macedonia. It is the commercial center for a productive tobacco-growing region. Salt and flour are also produced.
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Katerini

 

a city in Greece, in Macedonia; the administrative center of the Pieria Nome, near the Gulf of Salonika in the Aegean Sea. Population, 14, 000 (1971). Katerini is the center of an agricultural region. Agricultural raw materials and wood are processed in the city.

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