Pefkochori

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Pefkochori
Πευκοχώρι
Pefkochori is located in Greece
Pefkochori
Pefkochori
Coordinates: 39°59′N 23°37′E / 39.983°N 23.617°E / 39.983; 23.617Coordinates: 39°59′N 23°37′E / 39.983°N 23.617°E / 39.983; 23.617
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Macedonia
Regional unit Chalkidiki
Municipality Kassandra
Municipal unit Pallini
Community[1]
 • Population 1,962 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΧΚ
An old windmill, Pefkochori village

Pefkochori (Greek: Πευκοχώρι, Pefkochóri, Modern Greek: [pefkoˈxori] meaning "pine village", before 1965: Καψοχώρα, Kapsochora[2]) is a tourist town located in the southeast of the peninsula of Kassandra, Chalkidiki, Greece. Pefkochori is named after the pine trees which are abundant in the mountains of the area. The population in 2011 was 1,931 for the town and 1,962 for the community, which includes the villages Lefkes and Panorama. Its elevation is 10 m. Pefkochori is situated on the northeastern coast of the peninsula, 3 km southeast of Chaniotis, 4 km north of Agia Paraskevi and 92 km southeast of Thessaloniki.

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Year Town population Community population
1981 640 -
1991 1,149 -
2001 1,650 1,666
2011 1,931 1,962

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