Mar 20, 2023 - Mon
Velventos, Greece
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Velventos (Greek: Βελβεντός) is a town and a former municipality in Kozani regional unit, West Macedonia, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Servia-Velventos, of which it is a municipal unit. It lies at the foot of the Pierian Mountains, 33 km northeast of the city of Kozani. It is located near the artificial lake of Polyfyto. The 2011 census recorded 3,360 people in the village of Velventos, 3,399 in the municipal community and 3,448 in the municipal unit. Velventos is connected with the GR-3/E65 (Athens - Lamia - Larissa - Kozani - Niki) and is located southwest of Veria, north-northwest of Servia and Larissa, east-northeast of Grevena and south-southeast of Kozani.


The Pierian Mountains (or commonly referred to as Pieria) are a mountain range between Imathia, Pieria and Kozani Region, south of the plain of Kambania in Central Macedonia, Greece. The village of Vergina, where the archaeological site of ancient Aigai lies, is built at the foot of these mountains. The highest point in the range is Flampouro at 2,193m (7,195 feet).The Pierian Mountains are the site of the ski resort of Elatochori.

Palaiogratsano is a very small place in the region of West Macedonia in Greece with a population of approximately 97 people. Palaiogratsano is located in the region of West Macedonia. West Macedonia's capital Kozani (Kozáni) is approximately 26 km / 16 mi away from Palaiogratsano (as the crow flies). The distance from Palaiogratsano to Greece's capital Athens (Athens) is approximately 286 km / 178 mi (as the crow flies).

GPS Coordinates: Latitude: 40,2151993759 / Longitude: 22,0692204884 / Sea level: 864 m