Kavala prefecture (Greek: Νομός Καβάλας Nomos Kavalas) is a prefecture in eastern Macedonia. Kavala serves as a capital city but mainly for Thrace because Thrace had no permanent capital. The prefecture includes the island of Thasos. The prefecture is bounded with the Nestos river to the east. Kavala prefecture is the easthernmost in Macedonia. The highest point is at the Pangaion hills which elevates at 1,957 m. The second highest is on Thasos island.
The mountains are the Pangaion hills to the west and the Ypsario mountains on Thasos. The northern portion especially at Karantere are empty and underpopulated. The bounding prefectures and one district of another state (nation) are Serres to the west, Drama to the north, Xanthi to the east. Arable lands are located along the coastline, the northern, the eastern and around the island of Thasos. Thasos has no provinces
The areas that mainly get Mediterranean climate is at the southern, the northern, the eastern portions of the prefecture as well as the island of Thasos. Its climate is mainly continental with cold winters in higher elevations.
- GR-2/E75, Via Egnatia, old and new, SW, Cen., E
- GR-57, Cen., N
- GR-69, S on the island of Thasos
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|Kavala||2304||Kavala||650 through 655||2510|
- See also: Communities of the Kavala prefecture