Askos, Sochos

Village in Greece
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latitude40.75
longitude23.383
precision0.017
population
1,426
point in time
2011
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480 metre
postal code
570 16
Wikipedia creation date
9/8/2006
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Not to be confused with askos (pottery vessel), a kind of pottery vessel. Askos (Greek: Ασκός) is a small mountain village in northern Greece, part of the municipality Lagkadas. It is located approximately 60 kilometers from Thessaloniki. The village is also known for the carnival of Sochos that is organized every year to advertise the wines and cheese that it produces. There is also the historical mountain Tempelis in Askos. The football team of Askos is Makedonikos and its colours are green and white.
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Askos (Thessaloniki), Greece
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