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Sithonia is a Greek peninsula located south of the cental part of Chalkidikí which is also in the southcentral part of the Chalkidikí peninsula. The peninsula is located SE of Thessaloniki, S of Polygyros and SW of Kavala. The Kassandra peninsula lies to the west. Chalkidiki or Chalcidice or Khalkidhikí or Halkidiki (in Greek Χαλκιδική) is one of the fifty-one prefectures of Greece. ... Thessaloníki (Greek: Θεσσαλονίκη; IPA /θɛ.sa. ... Polygyros is the capital of the Prefecture of Chalkidiki (province of northern Greece), with a population of 5,000. ... Kavala (also seen as Kavála, Kavalla, Cavalla, and Cavalle Greek: Καβάλα, Albanian: Kavalë), (2001 pop. ...


Gulfs that surround the peninsula are the Singitic Gulf to the west and the Toronean Gulf to the east. One of the famous beach and a 10 to 15 story hotel surrounded by forests and a mountain is Porto Karras. Villages cover the peninsula mainly in the central and the southern portions.


Places

  • Agios Nikolaos
  • Armenisti
  • Kalamitsi
  • Metamorfosi
  • Neos Marmaras
  • Nikiti
  • Platanitsi
  • Porto Karras
  • Porto Koufos or Porto Koufo
  • Pyrgaditika or Pyrgadikia
  • Salonikiou
  • Sarti
  • Sykia
  • Vourvorou

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Sithonia Chalkidiki (Halkidiki) Greece (265 words)
Sithonia, the second peninsula of Chalkidiki, is located between the peninsulas Kassandra and Mount Athos.
Sithonia is surrounded by the Toronean Gulf at the east side and the Singitic Gulf at the west.
The nightlife in Sithonia is associated mostly with the resorts but also there are many exotic beach bars located at magnificent bays.
Sithonia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (316 words)
Sithonia is a peninsula located south of the central part of Chalkidikí which is also in the southcentral part of the Chalkidikí peninsula.
The Kassandra peninsula lies to the west and the Mount Athos peninsula at the east.
Sithonia is also a municipality, with population 8,891 (2001).
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