Chalcidice or Chalkidike or Chalkidiki or Halkidiki (Greek: Χαλκιδική, Chalkidikí, [xalciðiˈci]), is a peninsula and regional unit of Greece, part of the Region of Central Macedonia in Northern Greece. The autonomous Mount Athos region constitutes the easternmost part of the peninsula, but not of the regional unit. The capital of Chalkidiki is the main town of Polygyros, located in the centre of the peninsula.
Halkidiki is a large peninsula, as it is surrounded by the Aegean Sea and only NW. is connected to the trunk of Macedonia through the area of Thessaloniki. In the southern part of Halkidiki, three characteristic elongated peninsulas are formed which are from west to east: the peninsula of Kassandra, the peninsula of Sithonia and the peninsula of Mount Athos.
The capital of the Prefecture of Halkidiki is Polygyros with 6,121 inhabitants. The administrative center of Mount Athos is Karyes. The Halkidiki peninsula is administratively divided into the prefecture of Halkidiki and the autonomous monastic state of Mount Athos. The northern part of the peninsula belongs to the prefecture of Thessaloniki.
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