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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.

Litochoro is a town and municipality located in the southern part of the prefecture of Pieria, famous for beeing on the roots of Mount Olympus. The town is in a distance of around 90 kilometers from Thessaloniki, in the west of the Thermian gulf. The first recorded mention of Litochoro is when Saint Dionysus visited Mount Olympus. A popular town for those wishing to climb Mount Olympus almost all climbing routes begin to the southwest of Litochoro.

Litochoro is located 22 kilometers south of Katerini, 90 kilometers south-south-west of Thessaloniki, 58 kilometers north of Larissa and 420 kilometers west-north-west of Athens, on the eastern slopes of Mount Olympus, of mythological fame as the home of the twelve gods of Olympus. Pine, cedar and fir trees of the forests of Mount Olympus lie to the southwest and northwest. Much of the land around Litochoro, in particular to the South, remains uncultivated. Farmland is predominant to the North. Litochoro has several restaurants and cafeterias. Litochoro is one of the few municipalities that have the majority of its population living within the town's boundaries.

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

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