Thessaloniki (GR)

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Thessaloniki (Greek: Θεσσαλονίκη, AKA Thessalonica or Salonica) is the second-largest city in Greece and the capital of Greek Macedonia. It is a major seaport on the northwestern Aegean Sea. City population 322,240 (2011). After the Second Balkan War, Thessaloniki and the rest of the Greek portion of Macedonia were officially annexed to Greece by the Treaty of Bucharest in 1913.

Postmarks in Greece[edit]


Cards and Covers[edit]

1946 Thessaloniki to Toledo, Ohio

Postmarks in Austrian Levant Post Offices[edit]

The SALONICH (SALONICCO) post-office opened in 1777 and operated until 15 December 1914. SALONICHIO LLOYD between 1856 and 1880. A sub-office (SALONICH II) opened on 1 June 1895.

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Lombardy-Venetia linear
Linear SALONICH near 1878. Klein type kaL.
3 soldi with SALONICCO in 1881.
SALONICCO in 1884.
Bilingual SALONICH-SALONICCO in 1889.


1 Piaster pair, double circle in 1901.
Bridge on 20 Piasters in 1905.
10 centimes, bridge in 1907.

Covers and cards[edit]

UPU 20 para Postal Card to Belgium in 1898.

British Post Office[edit]

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