Kassandreia

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Kassandreia
Κασσάνδρεια
Kassandreia is located in Greece
Kassandreia
Kassandreia
Coordinates: 40°02.9′N 23°24.8′E / 40.0483°N 23.4133°E / 40.0483; 23.4133Coordinates: 40°02.9′N 23°24.8′E / 40.0483°N 23.4133°E / 40.0483; 23.4133
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Macedonia
Regional unit Chalkidiki
Municipality Kassandra
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 2,775
Community[1]
 • Population 3,075 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 631 00
Area code(s) 23710
Vehicle registration ΧΚ

Kassandreia (Greek: Κασσάνδρεια, before 1955: Βάλτα - Valta,[2] meaning "town in the swamps") is a town and a community in Chalkidiki, northern Greece. It is the seat of the municipality of Kassandra, in the center of the peninsula. Its population was 2,775 at the 2011 census.[1] It was named after the ancient city Cassandreia, which was located near the village.

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