The regional unit stretches from the Thermaic Gulf to the Strymonic Gulf. The Thermaic Gulf lies to the southwest while the Strymonic Gulf is in the east. Two bodies of water are located to the north, Lake Koronia in the heart of the regional unit and Lake Volvi to the east. There are farmlands throughout the western and the southwestern part, a few in the northeast, the north and along the Axios River valley. The mountains include the Chortiatis to the westcentral part, the Vertiskos to the north and parts of the Kerdylio mountains to the northeast. The regional unit borders on the Imathia regional unit to the southwest, Pella to the west, Kilkis to the north, Serres to the east and Chalkidiki to the south.
Its climate includes hot Mediterranean summers and cool to mild winters in low lying areas and its plains. Winter weather is very common in areas 500 m above sea level and into the mountains.
Every time I visit Thessaloniki, it feels like home... Thessaloniki is Greece’s second largest city, also named as co-capital, situated 520 km north of Athens and is built next to the sea (Thermaikos Gulf) ... Thessaloniki, the thriving city of Greece, is walkable at its biggest part ... In 1995 the art piece was situated in Biennale of Venice.
The educational webinar, with main theme the study of history and its importance in the media and the arts, was hosted by the FilmDepartment of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in March, and received a great response from both Greek and foreign students ... of Thessaloniki.
Three migrants were found dead following a fire in an abandoned building in the centre of Thessaloniki on Wednesday. “Three men were found unconscious during the extinguishing of a small fire that broke out in an abandoned building in Thessaloniki ... The Thessaloniki Metro is becoming a reality. State-of-the-art driverless trains.
THESSALONIKI -- It’s been a long time coming but sufferers of Greece’s notoriously cranky and slow train system - that had improved under its Italianoperator Trainose ... The first of five state-of-the-art White Arrow trains will arrive in Thessaloniki from Italy on Jan.
Founded in 1927, the Company is strategically located next to the port of Thessaloniki. Makios currently owns and operates two state of the art logistics assets in Thessaloniki and also owns logistics assets and land north of Athens with significant expansion potential.
ATHENS -- State-of-the-art public hospitals, in accordance with international standards, in Komotini, Sparta and Thessaloniki, with topline diagnostic medical equipment, exclusively single and double rooms, designed to be energy-efficient and environmentally friendly, and, above all, open and accessible to all patients.
THESSALONIKI -- Cinema no matter what, festival no matter what ...ThessalonikiFilm Festival bears no exception of course, but at the same time it has proved to be a feisty and resilient institution ... We set up visual art events in Thessaloniki’s public space; we plan alternative solutions for all our Festival’s upcoming actions.
According to the Hellenic Police (ELAS), the first of the three rackets traded in illegal antiquities and has carried out at least 70 unlicensed excavations, one of which was at a Bronze Age settlement in Toumba in the northern port city of Thessaloniki.