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Kavala

city in northern Greece, the principal seaport of eastern Macedonia and the capital of Kavala regional unit

Kavala is one of the biggest cities in Macedonia. It is the capital of Kavala prefecture. It is in the northeastern part of Greece, in the East Macedonia and Thrace periphery. It is on the Bay of Kavala, across from the island of Thasos. According to the 2001 census, 63,293 people lived there.

Kavala
Καβάλα
View of Kavala.
View of Kavala.
Location
Kavala is located in Greece
Kavala
Coordinates 40°56′N 24°24′E / 40.933°N 24.400°E / 40.933; 24.400Coordinates: 40°56′N 24°24′E / 40.933°N 24.400°E / 40.933; 24.400
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (min-max): 0 - 53 m (0 - 174 ft)
Government
Country: Greece
Periphery: East Macedonia and Thrace
Population statistics (as of 2001[1])
Municipality
 - Population: 74,186
 - Area: 350.61 km² (135 sq mi)
 - Density: 212 /km² (548 /sq mi)
Codes
Postal: 65x xx
Telephone: 2510
Auto: KB
Website
[1]
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Kavala

ReferencesEdit

  1. "(875 KB) 2001 Census" (PDF). National Statistical Service of Greece (ΕΣΥΕ) (in Greek). www.statistics.gr. Retrieved 2007-10-30.