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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.
Pikermi is a community of the Greek prefecture of Attica. Pikermi is linked with Marathonos Avenue. The area around Pikermi is surrounded by pristine pine forests eastward and farmlands to the east and elsewhere. The mountains cover the northern part with grasslands and housing developments filled with luxurious houses northward. Pikermi is located about 19 kilometers east of Athens, north of the Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport as well as Spata, east of the Attiki Odos and a few kilometres east of Rafina. According to the 2001 census, population was 2,931.
Businesses are the most popular industry in Pikermi, the population in the 1990s shifted from rural to urban as suburban housing boomed in Pikermi. The forest fires of 1995 ravaged parts of Pikermi, the 2005 fires damaged a part of its forest.
Pikermi features a paleontological site which has more then forty mammal species from the late Miocene. Pikermi is one of the first localities to be discovered. It was discovered in 1839 by Bavarian solders of king Otto. Since it was one of the first localities, many of the species named there are type species. Similar fossils are found on Samos Island in Greece and Shanxi China.

A city known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, cooperative people and luxurious hotels and cottages, Pikermi is one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers.

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