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Where is Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is a city in northern Greece and is the second-largest city in the country after Athens. It is the capital of the Central Macedonia region and is situated on the Thermaic Gulf, which is part of the Aegean Sea. Thessaloniki has a rich history, having been founded in 315 BC by Cassander, a general of Alexander the Great, and named after Alexander's sister, Thessalonike.

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Thessaloniki Location Map, Greece

Geographic regionMacedonia
Administrative regionCentral Macedonia
Regional unitThessaloniki
Coordinates40°38′25″N 22°56′05″E
GovernmentMayor-council government
Area19.307 km2 (7.454 sq mi)
Highest elevation250 m (820 ft)
Lowest elevation0 m (0 ft)
Population 319,045
Demonym(s)Thessalonian, Thessalonican
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal codes53xxx, 54xxx, 55xxx, 56xxx
Vehicle registrationNAx-xxxx to NXx-xxxx