The capital of Pieria is the town of Katerini and the total population of the Regional Unit is 126,698 inhabitants.
Here is located Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece, with its peak, Mytikas, at 2,918 meters (9,600 ft). This massive mountain is the second highest mountain in the Balkans and is located on the border of the prefectures of Pieria and Larissa. It’s the perfect destination for hiking and climbing lovers.
Pieria is a prefecture where visitors can go on vacation twelve months a year. This is partly credited to the gorgeous beaches of Pieria that are perfect for a summer holiday.