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Achaia

Achaia

Patras is the largest city and capital of the prefecture of Achaia with 153,400 inhabitants. The city is a major centre of transportation, linking Peloponnese to the Ionian islands and Italy.

It was formed by the union of three agrarian settlements in Mycenaean years and took its name after...

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(disambiguation). Achaea (/əˈkiːə/) or Achaia (/əˈkaɪə/), sometimes transliterated from Greek as Akhaïa (Greek: Αχαΐα Achaïa, [axaˈia]), is one of the regional

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Skyros

Skyros

Skyros is the most isolated island of the Sporades chain. With a surface area of about 209km², it is inhabited by approximately 3,000 (2003) people. This remarkable island has two very distinct regions, north and south, separated by a narrow neck of land where most of the permanent population...

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Force has a major base in Skyros, because of the island's strategic location in the middle of the Aegean. The municipality Skyros is part of the regional

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Kythira

Kythira

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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Chios

Chios

Chios belongs to the Northeastern Aegean islands. South of Lesvos, it is one of the most beautiful islands of Greece. Chios is located very close to Asia Minor; the Canal of Chios runs between the two coasts. The island has a surface area of about 904km² and is inhabited by approximately 53,000...

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the Anatolian coast. The island is separated from Turkey by the Chios Strait. Chios is notable for its exports of mastic gum and its nickname is The

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Tinos

Tinos

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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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 known

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