Komotini is currently located in the north central plains of the region to a draft of the valley at an altitude of 36 to 48 meters from the sea and it has a population of approximately 70,000 residents, while daily, the city serves over 100,000. It is the capital of the Rhodope region, hydra of Eastern Macedonia & Thrace region and the distance from the Greek-Turkish border is 94 km, 22 km from the Greek-Bulgarian borders(borderline station of Nymphaea / Makaza), 242km of
Thessaloniki, 724km from Athens and 25km from the sea.
Democritus University of Thrace, with Komotini as its administrative office, currently has approximately 10,000 students. In Komotini the university is housed in a complex inside the city, as well as buildings on campus 3mm on the Northwest, along the lines of CAMPUS and building complex at 7th km of National Road Komotini, Xanthi.
This city is ideal for walking and cycling (the average temperature 14.8 oC), through the pedestrian streets, organized network of cycle paths, and topography.
A city with a vibrant nightlife and friendly inhabitants, known for its variety of cuisine, the fragrant coffee, the syrupy sweets, donuts and the soutzouk of the chick peas.