The Prefecture of Fokida lies in the centre of Central Greece, between the neighbouring prefectures of Viotia and Etoloakarnania. It is a mountainous area, with its highest peak, Mt. Giona, reaching 2,510m high, and the mountain range Parnassos to the east; thus, this creates the perfect place...

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website: Phokians, 668–450BC In French: Phocide Mythorama on Phocis http://fr.encarta.msn

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Kythira belongs to the Ionian islands. It is located opposite the eastern tip of the Peloponnesus peninsula, has a surface area of about 280km² and is inhabited by approximately 3,400 people. The rugged terrain is a result of prevailing winds from the sea which have shaped its shores into steep...

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For other uses, see Cythera (disambiguation). Kythira (/kɨˈθɪrə/; Greek: Κύθηρα, also transliterated as Cythera, Kythera and Kithira) is an island in

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The prefecture of Rethymno is one of the four prefectures of Crete, attracting thousands of visitors. It is the most mountainous region of the island, bordered to the west by the White Mountains and to the east by Mt. Psiloritis. It is considered the most picturesque region of Crete, boasting...

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Rethymno (Greek: Ρέθυμνο, [ˈreθimno], also Rethimno, Rethymnon, Réthymnon, and Rhíthymnos) is a city of approximately 40,000 people in Greece, the capital

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Arta is a city in northwestern Greece, in the province of Epirus, with rich history. The Arta prefecture is one of the least fertile regions of Greece and its tourism rates are low. Its charm may well be that it still remains under the radar. However, there are many reasons to visit the...

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Arta or ARTA may refer to: People Arta (Kamuia), elder brother of the 1st century BCE Indo-Scythian ruler Maues Arta Dobroshi (born 1979), Kosovar actress

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Paxoi is a cluster of islands and rocks. The most important ones are Paxoi, Antipaxoi, Mongonissi, Ag. Nikolaos, and Panagia. The largest and the only one that is permanently inhabited, Paxoi, is located seven miles south of Corfu and has a lizard-like shape. The island has a surface area of...

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"Paxos" redirects here. For other uses, see Paxos (disambiguation). Paxi or Paxoi (Greek: Παξοί, pronounced /pækˈsiː/ in English and [pɐkˈsi] in Greek)

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Ioannina is one of the four cities in Epirus. It is the capital of the homonymous prefecture, and a lively city of more than 100,000 inhabitants. This busy and friendly town lies at an altitude of 475m, in the middle of agricultural plains, with cereal and tobacco crops.
The city is...

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the regional unit, see Ioannina (regional unit). "Janina" redirects here. For other uses, see Janina (disambiguation). Ioannina (Greek: Ιωάννινα, Greek

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The prefecture of Drama is a land of valleys and mountains with alpine shelters and ski resorts. The homonymous capital is a very verdant city due to the abundant water that flows through it.
The city is located at the foot of Mountain Falakro, which means “bald mountain”. The settlement...

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"Dramas" and "Dramatics" redirect here. For other uses, see Drama (disambiguation). For the specific genre of film, TV, etc., see Drama (genre). Drama

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The island of Rhodes is part of the Dodecanese cluster. It is the largest in terms of land area and population, situated in eastern Aegean. It lies approximately 18km west of the Turkish shores, between the Greek mainland and the island of Cyprus. Its landscape mainly consists of hills and low...

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Greek island of Rhodes. For other uses, see Rhodes (disambiguation). "Rodi" redirects here. For other uses, see Rodi (disambiguation). Rhodes (Greek: Ρόδος

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Tinos is part of the Cyclades cluster and the third biggest island after Andros and Naxos. It has a surface area of 194km² and a population of 5,203 (2001) people. The island has about 40 little picturesque villages, more than 700 churches and monasteries, immaculate dovecots and many sandy and...

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fonts. Tinos (Greek: Τήνος [ˈtinos]) is a Greek island situated in the Aegean Sea. It is located in the Cyclades archipelago. In antiquity, Tinos was also

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Syros island is located in the middle of the Cyclades group and has a surface area of 84km² and a population of 20,220 inhabitants. The island was the cultural center of the Aegean during the 19th century. Even nowadays the capital of the island, Ermoupolis, remains the capital of the...

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numerous neo-classical mansions. Main article: Ano Syros Ano Syros is the second town of Syros and was built by the Venetians at the beginning

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Mykonos is one of the top tourist destinations in Europe. It belongs to the Cyclades group and it is located between Tinos, Syros, Paros and Naxos. With a surface area of 86km² and a population of approximately 6,200 (2002) inhabitants, it is considered one of the smallest islands of the group....

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For other uses, see Mykonos (disambiguation). Not to be confused with Mykines. Mykonos (/ˈmɪkəˌnɒs/, /ˈmɪkəˌnoʊs/; Greek: Μύκονος [ˈmikonos]) is a Greek

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Tilos is a small Dodecanese island situated northwest of Rhodes and southwest of Symi. The island has a surface area of about 61km² and it is inhabited by approximately 500 people. The island captures the imagination of anyone interested in paleontology, for here there once lived a prehistoric...

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the forested area on the island of La Palma, Canary Islands, see Los Tilos. Tílos (Greek: Τήλος; ancient form: Telos) is a small Greek island and municipality

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Kalymnos is a Greek island in the southeastern Aegean. It belongs to the Dodecanese and is located west of the peninsula Bodrum (ancient Halicarnassus), between the islands of Kos and Leros. Kalymnos is an attractive island with a population of about 12,000 inhabitants, who mostly live in the...

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For the coastal tanker, see MV Kalymnos. Kalymnos, (Greek: Κάλυμνος) is a Greek island and municipality in the southeastern Aegean Sea. It belongs to the

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Sparta is the capital town of Laconia Prefecture, situated in the fertile Evrotas plain, which is enclosed between the Taygetos range and Mountain Parnon and bounded by the sea to the south.

In antiquity, Sparta was a Dorian Greek military city state. It possessed the most formidable army in...

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For other uses of Laconia and Lakonia, see Laconia (disambiguation). Laconia (Greek: Λακωνία), also known as Lacedaemonia, is a region in the southeastern

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Meganisi is an island located between Lefkada and Aitoloakarnania. It is the largest island in the cluster of Prigkiponisa, hence its name. The municipality of Meganisis includes the islands of Skorpios (population 2) and Sparti. The island has three villages: the central village of Katomeri...

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Meganisi (Greek: Μεγανήσι, literally "big island") is a Greek island and municipality immediately to the east-southeast of the island of Lefkada. The municipality

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Chania is one of the four prefectures of Crete. Covering the westernmost quarter of the island, Chania attracts thousands of visitors every year. It borders with the prefecture of Rethymno to the east. The western part of Crete is washed by the Cretan Sea to the north, and the Mediterranean to...

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the city of Chania. For the region of Chania, see Chania (regional unit). "Hanya" redirects here. For the Japanese mask, see Hannya. Chania (Greek: Χανιά

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Naxos with a surface area of 428km² and population of 12,089 people is the largest island in the Cyclades island group. Located in the center of the Cyclades group, Naxos is surrounded by Paros, Donoussa, Schinoussa and Koufonissia. Its rich geographical relief creates dramatic changes of...

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For other uses, see Naxos (disambiguation). Naxos (/ˈnæksɒs/; Greek: Νάξος, pronounced [ˈnaksos]) is a Greek island—at 429 km2 (166 sq mi)[citation needed]

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Fournoi is a cluster of small Greek islands near Ikaria, Samos and Patmos in the North Aegean region. The two largest islands of the cluster are Fournoi ( and Thymaina ( They are inhabited, as is Agios Minas ( in the east. Fournoi is also the...

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Phourni. Fournoi Korseon (Greek: Φούρνοι Κορσέων or Greek: Φούρνοι Ικαρίας - Fournoi Ikarias), more commonly simply Fournoi, is a complex or archipelago

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Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean, between the Saronic and the Argolic Gulf. It is separated from the Peloponnese by the narrow Hydra Gulf. The island is very cosmopolitan and modern. It was discovered by a band of artists in the 1960s who had been attracted...

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Hydra may refer to: Hydra (genus), a genus of simple freshwater animals belonging to the phylum Cnidaria Lernaean Hydra, a many-headed serpent in Greek

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Larissa, main town of Thessaly and an agricultural market town, is situated next to a bend of Pinios River in the Thessaly plains, south of Mt. Olympus. The region has unique natural beauty, with wooded mountains, large fertile plains crossed by Pinios River, and various beaches.

The town of...

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This article is about a city in Greece. For other uses, see Larissa (disambiguation). "Larisa" redirects here. For the genus of moths, see Larisa (genus)

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