Beach of Leptokarya
|Administrative region||Central Macedonia|
|Highest elevation||40 m (130 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||2 m (7 ft)|
|• Municipal unit||3,700|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Postal code||600 63|
Leptokarya (Greek: Λεπτοκαρυά, Leptokaryá) is a town in Pieria regional unit, Central Macedonia, Greece, former seat of East Olympos municipality, which is part of the municipality of Dio-Olympos. The distance from Katerini is 26 km and the population of the village was 4,225 inhabitants as of 2011.
Lies on the coast of Aegean Sea, under the Mount Olympos. It is located near ancient Leivithra, allegedly the home of Orpheus, major figure in the Greek Mythology. Since the major events and customs in the town is the revival of division of Orpheus.
Every summer the beach attracts visitors from Greece and the abroad.
- "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
- "Καζταρίδη Ι. Φ., Η Πιερία των περιηγητών και των γεωγράφων'"
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