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Florina

Sakoulevas river and Cathedral, Florina (Credit: Αλέξανδρος, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons)

Florina: Outstanding natural beauty all year round

OVERVIEW Florina regional unit is part of the region of Western Macedonia. The ancient name of the area is Lygistis or Lygos. From the findings of the archaeological excavations, the area was already inhabited in the middle Neolithic Period (5800 – 5300 BC). The regional unit’s capital is Florina, a picture-perfect town built in a gorge and traversed by…

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