40.778/40°46'49" N lat.
21.406/21°24'23" E long
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|Postal code:||531 00|
|Area/distance code:||11-30-23850 (030-23850)-2|
|3-letter abbreviation:||FLO Florina|
|Name of inhabitants:||Florinan or Florinian sing.|
|Address of administration:||107 Megalou Alexandrou St.|
Florina 531 00
Florina (Greek: Φλώρινα) is a city located in the central part of Florina prefecture. It is situated in a valley area which is surrounded by grasslands and forests. The urban area is on a slopey area. The city is passed by GR-2 (Lake Prespa - Edessa) and GR-3/E65 (Kozani - Florina - Niki - Bitola) which serves to the M5. The historic Via Egnatia is situated to the east. It is located east of Korytsa, Albania and Lake Prespa, south of Monastir, FYROM, west of Thessaloniki and Edessa, northwest of Larisa and Kozani, and northeast of Ioannina and Kastoria. The nearest airport is situated to the east. The mountains of Verno is to the southwest and Varnous to the northwest.
Sites of interests
- Florina Archaeological Museum, Website
- Florina Byzantine Museum, Website
- Florina Museum of Modern Art, Website
Florina has schools, lyceums, gymnasia, banks, a train station, a sports centre, a post office, and squares (plateies).
- Mapquest - Florina, street map not yet available