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Pieria

(pīēr`ēə), region of ancient Macedonia, W of the Thermaic Gulf (the modern Gulf of Thessaloníki). It included Mt. Pierus, an early seat of the worship of Orpheus and the Muses, and Mt. Olympus. The Muses were sometimes called the Pierides, a name given also to nine daughters of the legendary King Pierus of Macedonia. They contested with the Muses in song, were defeated, and were changed into magpies.

Pieria

a region of ancient Macedonia, west of the Gulf of Salonika: site of the Pierian Spring
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There is anything but regret in his voice, because like everyone from Pieria, he speaks with pride of the 75km stretch of white sandy beach on which Paralia abuts, a beacon of tourism and flying the Blue Flag.
Greek archaeologists believe that the krater originates from Pieria, Northern Greece, and was most probably found in illegal excavations in a royal tomb in the area.
We ended up in the "Olympios Zeus" on the coast of Pieria, a modern and well maintained camping and bungalow site, a charming village of its own.
Fifteen km to the west lie the Pieria Mountains with Mt Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece, on the southern side.
Contract award: school transport service contracts with buses (small and large) or dc passenger in school territorial competence units ip pieria for the school years 2014-2015 and 2015-2016.
Pieria, for the school years 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 estimated cost 2 495 172,88 EUR, including VAT plus an option for 50% of the budgeted amount including VAT, ie 1 247 586,44 EUR (CPV 60130000-8)
Award criteria a) for heating oil, diesel fuel and unleaded gasoline is the biggest discount percentage to the nearest whole number in the average retail price, as determined by the trade department of the regional unit of Pieria Central Macedonia (former prefecture of Pieria) or the competent institution as applied each time according to the current legislation, and b) and lubricant for the biggest discount percentage to the nearest whole number on the price of the budget of the study.
The purpose of this competition is to hire one (1) Hail Suppression System by aerial means, for the years 2014 to 2018, agricultural crops by hail in Central Macedonia in parts of Peripheral Modules Pella, Imathia, Pieria, Thessaloniki, Kilkis and Central Greece (Thessaly mainly) in parts of Peripheral unit of Karditsa, Trikala, Larissa, Fthiotida, a total area of ?
Contract award: Scientific Monitoring of three (3) years of operation of the artificial reef KITROUS PIERIA
Contract notice: emergence supplier of liquid fuels for the operations of the police department of pieria for 2013
Award criteria a) for heating oil, diesel fuel and unleaded gasoline is the biggest discount percentage in integer units at an average retail price, as determined by the Commerce Department~s regional unit of Pieria Central Macedonia (former prefecture of Pieria) or the competent institution as it applies every time according to the current legislation, and b) for the greatest and lubricant discount rate in integer units on the price of the budget of the study.
Beneficiaries will be the whole cohort of the Prefecture of Pieria and especially the residents of the areas of the coastal zone.