The Prefecture of Thessalonica is a major administrative section of the Central Macedonia Region.
A fertile land stretching around rivers Axios, Gallikos and Loudias, the lakes Koroneia and Volvi and the waters of Thermaikos and Strymonikos bay. The area has been inhabited since the prehistoric years and near its frontiers traces of life dating back to that period have been discovered.
Thessalonica is a big modern city with one million residents, the biggest urban agglomeration of the Prefecture.
Website of Thessalonica Prefecture: www.nath.gr
Reference : Prefectural Administration of Thessalonica