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Europe is one of the five inhabited traditional continents of the Earth. Physically and geologically, Europe is the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, west of Asia. Europe is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and to the southeast by the waterways adjoining the Mediterranean to and including the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains. On the east, Europe is divided from Asia by the water divide of the Ural Mountains and by the Caspian Sea. Europe is the world's second-smallest continent in terms of area and third-largest continent after Asia and Africa in population.

Almyros is the capital town of the homonymous province of the prefecture of Magnesia, Greece, which is in the center of prosperous plain, known as Krokio Pedio and is crossed by torrents. The population recorded in 2001 was 12,987 and elevation was 70 meters. The Municipality of Almyros counts 12.000 residents and includes except the city of Almyros, also the villages Platanos, Euxinoupolis, Krokio, Ano Mavrolofo, Argilokhori, Zarkadokhori, Mavrolofo, Neokhoraki and Perdika.
The history of Almyros starts from the ancient city of Alos. Alos was a very important and populous town, famous for its port and for its part in the Persian Wars. After Byzantine time, especially because of the pirate raids, they built the town in the position that it is today. Further on, after the WWII the town has started its development. In 1980 a catastrophically earthquake destroyed the whole town. In addition, Almyros composes an important agricultural and commercial center of Magnesia, and also, it is has started to be developed as a tourist center for the area. In the Museum you can admire the findings from the Neolithic period. At the opposite side you can visit the old High School, which is a monumental classic building from the beginning of 20th century, which alongside the Museum are the oldest monumental building of the area.

Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. Almyros enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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