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Europe is one of the five inhabited traditional continents of the Earth. Physically and geologically, Europe is in 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 worlds second smallest continent in terms of area and third largest continent in population after Asia and Africa.

Koufalia is a municipality in the Thessaloniki Prefecture, in the region of Central Macedonia. It is located 40 kilometers in the North West of the City of Thessaloniki, near Axios River. It consists of two municipal departments namely Koufalia and Prohoma.The population was 10.757 inhabitants, according to the census of 2001. Central Macedonia is one of the thirteen peripheries of Greece, being the central part of Greek Macedonia. It is divided into the prefectures of Chalcidice, Imathia, Kilkis, Pella, Pieria, Serres and Thessaloniki. The building of the Central Macedonia Periphery is located in Taki Ekonomidi Avenue, in Eastern Thessaloniki.

Thessaloniki is a nomos prefecture in Greece, containing Thessaloniki, Lagana and the northern portion of the Chalcidicean peninsula. The prefecture is the second in Greece in population and the largest in Macedonia as well as northern Greece. As it is often regarded as among the most beautiful parts of Europe, it is one of the most visited places amongst the most die hard travelers the world over.

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