Kastania (Greek: Καστανιά) is a village in Pieria, Greece. It is part of the municipal unit of Kolindros. Its population as of the 2001 census was 423. It dates from Byzantine times, and Byzantine churches are still in evidence. It is a picturesque mountain village situated at the beginning of a large gorge leading down to a beach. Wealth derives from its surrounding farm land and from shipping.
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Kastania, Pieria at GEOnet Names Server
^ .(Greek) Data from the 2001 census, at the National Statistical Service of Greece (ΕΣΥΕ), www.statistics.gr
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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