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Central Macedonia, Greece
Naousa or Naoussa is a city in the Imathia peripheral unit of Macedonia, Greece. Population 34,441. It is famous for its parks (Municipal Park, Park of Saint Nicholas etc) and for its ski resorts (3-5 Pigadia and Seli) The farmlands lie to the east, the forested and grovy area in the western part and the Vermion Mountains to the west. Peaches, apples, cherries and other fruits and crops are very famous in the low lying areas of the province. Naousa is agriculturally famous for its jam products which are sold under the Naoussa brand name. Its dry red wines are also well known, sold under the "Naoussa" denomination of origin.
Naousa is known by several names in different languages. It is called "Негуш" (Negush) in Bulgarian and Macedonian Slavic, and "Niausta" in Aromanian. The name "Naoussa" is derved from the Latin: Nova Augusta. The municipality Naousa was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units: