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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Milos is well known as the place where the famous statue of Venus –now in the Louvre Museum in Paris– was discovered. The island is located in the southwestern Cyclades with a surface area of 151km² and a population of 4,720 – 2001 census. It is an island with a magnificent gulf,...

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male name, see Miloš. For the refugee ship, see Patria disaster. Melos redirects here; for the Japanese short story, see Run, Melos. Milos or Melos (/ˈmɛlɒsˌ

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Belonging to the Dodecanese, but closer to the Cyclades cluster, Astypalea is a charming destination with a typical Cycladic landscape. Shaped as a butterfly, Astypalea is 18km long, 13km wide and covers an area of about 99km.

The coast is rocky, and the beaches mainly pebbly. The main port...

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Fokionísia, Khondró, Khondronísi (all uninhabited except Astypálaia) Villages: Astypalea or Chora (pop. 1,036), Analipsi or Maltezana (149), Livadi (39), Vathi

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Tripoli is a city in the central part of the Peloponnese and the capital of the prefecture of Arcadia. Built in the centre of a wooded plateau, Tripoli is one of the most important agricultural, commercial and transportation hubs in the Peloponnese. The city is a place of natural contrasts. Due...

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USS Arcady (SP-577). "Arkadia" redirects here. For other uses, see Arkadia (disambiguation). Arcadia (Greek: Αρκαδία, Arkadía) is one of the regional

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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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within the Chios regional unit, which is part of the North Aegean region. The principal town of the island and seat of the municipality is Chios town. Locals

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Agios Efstratios

Agios Efstratios is a small volcanic island located south of Limnos, with a surface area of ca. 49km² and 300 residents. The island was named after a monk from Vythinia, who came to the island in the 19th century and died there. For many years, the island was used as a place of exile. Nowadays,...

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Agios Efstratios or Saint Eustratius (Greek: Άγιος Ευστράτιος), colloquially Ai Stratis (Greek: Άη Στράτης) is a small Greek island in the northern Aegean

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Alexandroupolis is the capital of Evros Prefecture. It possesses the leading position in the geographical area of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, as it constitutes the main gateway between East and West. The coastal city is accessible by air, train, car and ship. Most travellers arrive here in...

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Evros may refer to: the Greek name of the Maritsa river running through Bulgaria and forming the land border between Turkey and Greece Evros (regional

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Karpathos is the second largest of the Dodecanese islands, in the southeastern Aegean. The island is situated between the two well known islands Rhodes and Crete, and its history goes back to the Minoan and Mycenaean Eras. Karpathos is a very beautiful island, with wild, rugged landscape,...

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forms the municipality of Karpathos, which is part of the Karpathos regional unit. Because of its remote location, Karpathos has preserved many peculiarities

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

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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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Knossos is the largest Bronze Age archaeological site of Crete, probably the ceremonial and political centre of the Minoan civilization and culture. It is larger, more complex, and more flamboyant than any of the other palaces known to us, and it is located about twenty minutes south of the port...

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For the modern history of Knossos, see Knossos (modern history). Knossos or Cnossos (/ˈnɒsɒs/; also Knossus or Cnossus /ˈnɒsəs/; Greek: Κνωσός, pronounced [knoˈsos])

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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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The island of Ikaria is part of the northeastern Aegean Islands. With a surface area of about 660km² Ikaria is inhabited by approximately 7,000 people. Its landscape is a contrast between verdant slopes and barren steep rocks. It is a rocky, mountainous island, traditionally producing strong...

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Icaria, also spelled Ikaria (Greek: Ικαρία), is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, 10 nautical miles (19 km) southwest of Samos. It derived its name from

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Andros is the northernmost Cycladic island and second largest following Naxos. Its mountainous landscape is interrupted by fruitful and well-watered valleys.
Andros, according to the 2001 census, has 4,107 inhabitants on a surface area of 102.8km². The island is a unique combination of...

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For other meanings, see Andros (disambiguation). Andros (Greek: Άνδρος) is the northernmost island of the Greek Cyclades archipelago, approximately 10 km

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Serifos is an island of western Cyclades, located between Kythnos and Sifnos. With a surface area of about 75km² and a population of about 1100 people, it is considered a small quiet island. Serifos is one of the most beautiful islands of Cyclades cluster. It combines natural beauty with a...

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chest. When Perseus returned to Serifos with the head of the Gorgon Medusa, he turned Polydektes, the king of Serifos, and his retainers into stone as

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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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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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Agkistri ("fishing hook" in Greek) is a small island and municipality in the Saronic Gulf. There are only three settlements in Agkistri - Milos (Megalohori), Skala and Limenaria. Milos (pop. 566) is the main village of the island. Skala (pop. 448), a twenty-minute walk along the coastal road...

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Angistri, also Agistri or Agkistri (Greek: Αγκίστρι, English: "fishing hook"), is a small island and municipality in the Saronic Gulf in the Islands regional

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