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Pella is a prefecture in Northern Greece.


The prefecture of Pella is located in Macedonia Greece and belongs to the Region of Central Macedonia. Bordered to the north with the Republic of Macedonia, to the northeast with the prefecture of Kilkis, in the southeast with the prefecture of Thessaloniki, in the south with the Prefecture of Imathia and Kozani and to the west with the prefecture of Florina. Its capital is Edessa. The city has a population of 19.036 inhabitants, according to Census 2011, is known for its famous waterfalls and the seat of the Holy Metropolis of Edessa, Pella and Almopia. Other important centers are Giannitsa with 29.789 inhabitants and towns Cold Faucet with 6.535 inhabitants, with 5,600 inhabitants Aridaia, Skydra with 5,801 inhabitants and Arnissa. The county covers an area of ​​2.505,8 Km2 the largest proportion of which is covered by arable land, forests and pastures. The mountains surrounding the area is Mount Voras (2,524 m.), Mount Vermio (2,027 m.), Mount Paiko (1.458 m.), Mount Jena (2,182 m.) And Mount Pinovo (2,154 m .). The main plains are the plain of Pozar in the northern part of the county, and the vast plain of Giannitsa in the southeastern part of the county. Of particular interest is the natural environment and ecosystems of Pella (mountains of Voras, Pinovo, Jeddah Vermion and Paiko Vegoritida Agra and lakes, or Edessian Voda rivers, Moglenitsa, Aliakmonas, Loudias).Even in this identified archaeological sites of particular value, that attract significant numbers of visitors.

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The prefecture of Pella is parallel "full" of archaeological sites that require disclosure and promotion, to the extent that is listed by the competent tax authorities of prehistoric and classical antiquities, as State 'archaeological' respective importance to those of Elis (Olympia) and Fokida (Delphi ). Important archaeological site of the county is one of the ancient capital of the Macedonian kingdom of Pella. Ancient Pella is located very near to the modern capital of Macedonia and is a huge excavated area where visitors could see the planning system, the palace, the market, the temples, public buildings, cemeteries, etc. had it altered, the archaeological site of Pella combined with maintenance and restoration work. Alexander the Grate born in Pella in Macedonia in July of the year 356 BC .. His parents were King Philip II of Macedonia and princess Olympias of Epirus. As king of Macedonia, he continued the work of his father, Philip II, and his grandfather Amyntas III, capable generals, politicians and diplomats, who successively reformed the Macedonian kingdom and evolved into a major force of the Greek world, and with turn Alexander shaped the world superpower.

Spa Loutrakiou (Pozar) The spa (spa-drinking therapy) are located at an altitude of 360-390 m. And occupy an area of ​​75 acres. Are 12 km. From Aridea, the seat of the municipality, 30 km. From Edessa, capital of the prefecture. Pella and 100km. From Thessaloniki. Five spa gush along the riverbed THERMOPOTAMOU, which continues to flow into the basin Almopia. The area is mountainous. Pronounced hills and depressions alternating the movement of hot and cold water and dense vegetation give a unique view characterized by dynamic motion and beauty. In this area, the healthy climate, the visitor cares for his personal physical and mental health. The Pozar Loutraki is known from ancient times.

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