Olympiaki Akti

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Olympiaki Akti

Ολυμπιακή Ακτή
Olympiaki Akti is located in Greece
Olympiaki Akti
Olympiaki Akti
Coordinates: 40°16′N 22°35′E / 40.267°N 22.583°E / 40.267; 22.583Coordinates: 40°16′N 22°35′E / 40.267°N 22.583°E / 40.267; 22.583
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCentral Macedonia
Regional unitPieria
MunicipalityKaterini
Municipal unitKaterini
Elevation
4 m (13 ft)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Rural
320
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
601 00
Area code(s)23510
Vehicle registrationΚΝ

Olympiaki Akti (Greek: Ολυμπιακή Ακτή, Olympiakí Aktí) also dated Katerinoskala (Greek: Κατερινόσκαλα) or Olympic Beach, Olympic Coast, is a tourist destination seaside resort village in the eastern part of the regional unit of Pieria in Greece, and belongs to the municipal community of the Katerini, Pieria. It is part of the Olympian Riviera and its namesake beach awarded E.U. Blue Flag status. The Thermian Gulf is situated to the east. The entire coastline is sand. The Olympiaki Akti is located 3 km south of Paralia, 7.5 km from Katerini, 70 km from Thessaloniki, 107 km (66.4 miles) from international airport of Thessaloniki Airport Makedonia (IATA: SKG, ICAO: LGTS), 434 km from Athens, located northeast of Mount Olympus. The population of the settlement was 320 people as of 2011.[1].

Olympiaki Akti is accessible from the main national highway Thessaloniki–Athens GR-1/E75 (with the Katerini's South and North interchanges) and the Egnatia Odos to the north. It is reached by Katerini Railway Station OSE (ΟΣΕ) which is 7.1 km from Olympiaki Akti, includes InterCity train, Proastiakos (Suburban Railway) and local trains on the main railway line from Athens to Thessaloniki. A local settle bus serving Katerini from/to Olympiaki Akti. National bus service is from the bus station KTEL Pierias in Katerini.


The Beach of Olympiaki Akti

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.

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