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A view of Elatochori
A view of Elatochori
Elatochori is located in Greece
Coordinates: 40°19.2′N 22°16′E / 40.3200°N 22.267°E / 40.3200; 22.267Coordinates: 40°19.2′N 22°16′E / 40.3200°N 22.267°E / 40.3200; 22.267
Administrative regionCentral Macedonia
Regional unitPieria
Municipal unitPierioi
Highest elevation
780 m (2,560 ft)
Lowest elevation
760 m (2,490 ft)
 • Population533 (2011)
 • Area (km2)38.872
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
601 00
Area code(s)+30-2351-xxx-xxx
Vehicle registrationKNx-xxxx

Elatochori (Greek: Ελατοχώρι) is a village and a community of the Katerini municipality.[2] Before the 2011 local government reform it was part of the municipality of Pierioi, of which it was a municipal district;[2] the 2011 census recorded 533 inhabitants in the village.[1] The community of Elatochori covers an area of 38.872 km2.[3]


Elatochori ski centre.

Elatochori is situated west of Katerini, and south of Veria, it is a mountainous village that lies on the Pierian Mountains. There is also a ski resort 6 km from the village.


According to the 2011 census, the population of Elatochori was 533 people, a decrease of almost 13% compared to the previous census of 2001.[1][3]

Year Population
2001[3] 610
2011[1] 533

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ a b c "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.