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Administrative Region : Central Macedonia
Regional unit : Chalkidiki

Pefkochori (Greek: Πευκοχώρι Modern Greek: [pefkoˈxori] meaning "pine village", before 1965: Καψοχώρα - Kapsochora[1]) 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 2001 was 1,655 for the town and 1,668 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.

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


Remains of a Windmill (*)

External links
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KTEL Bus service routes to/from Pefkochori

See also

List of settlements in Chalkidiki


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