Pieria (Πιερία) is one of the fifty-one prefectures of Greece. It is located in the southern part of Macedonia. Its capital is the town of Katerini. Pieria is the smallest prefecture within the Greek Macedonia. The name Pieria originates from the ancient tribe and the ancient country of Pieris. In Pieria, there are many sites of archeological interest, such as Dion, Pydna and Platamonas. Pieria is also home to Mt. Pierus, home to Orpheus and the Muses, as well as the Pierian Spring. Mt. Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece and throne of the ancient Greek gods, is towering at the south side of Pieria. The Pierian Mountains lie to the west. Historically, Pieria was once a prefecture (department) of Thessaly.
|Municipality||YPES code||Seat||Postal code||Area code ((0)30-)|
|Anatolikos Olympos||4202||Leptokarya||600 63||23520-3|
|Elafina||4204||Palio Keramidi||601 00||23510-92|
|Katerini||4205||Katerini||601 00||23510-2 through 7|
|Petra||4211||Kato Milia||601 00||23510-8|
- Pierikos - 3rd division