Imathia Region is located between Olympic Riviera (Pieria) to the south, Kozani Region to the west, Pella Region to the north and Thessaloniki Region to the east. The capital city of the region is Veria (Veroia).
Imathia is named after the historic region Emathia. During the centuries the area was part of the Macedonian Kingdom, the Roman Empire, the Byzantine Empire, the Ottoman Empire, and since 1913 it is part of Greece. Near Veria is the tomb of Phillip II of Macedon, the father of Alexander the Great.
highlights: region known for the tomb of Philip II of Macedon, region in North Greece, Greece