Greek Cities


Sikinos

Sikinos

A small island in the southern Cyclades, Sikinos is located between the islands of Ios and Folegandros. There are many smaller islands

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Sikinos (Greek: Σίκινος) is a Greek island and municipality in the Cyclades. It is located midway between the islands of Ios and Folegandros. Sikinos

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Corinth

Corinth

Modern Corinth is the administrative capital of Corinthia prefecture. It was rebuilt here after the old town was destroyed by an earthquake in 1858. This newer version of

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modern Greek City of Corinth. For the ancient city, see Ancient Corinth. For other uses, see Corinth (disambiguation). Corinth (/ˈkɔːrɪnθ/; Greek: Κόρινθος

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Serres

Serres

The Prefecture of Serres is gifted with exceptional natural beauty, unique archaeological sites and impressive historical monuments. Poles of attraction are winter sport in the ski centre of

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For other uses, see Serres (disambiguation). Sérres (Greek: Σέρρες) is a city in Macedonia, Greece, capital of the Serres regional unit and second largest

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Serifos

Serifos

Serifos is an island of western Cyclades, located between Kythnos and Sifnos. With a surface area of about 75km² and a population of about

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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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Delphi

Delphi

The ancient site of Delphi is one of the most historical destinations in Greece and one of the most important archaeological sites in the world, welcoming thousands of

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For other uses, see Delphi (disambiguation). Delphi (/ˈdɛlfaɪ/ or /ˈdɛlfi/; Greek: Δελφοί, [ðelˈfi]) is both an archaeological site and a modern town

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Florina

Florina

Florina is located in the northwest corner of Greece, close to the borders with FYROM. The area is beautiful, with a rugged mountain landscape and stunning lakes. Formerly a popular

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For other uses, see Florina (disambiguation). Florina (Greek: Φλώρινα, known also by several alternative names) is a town and municipality in mountainous

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Spetses

Spetses

Spetses belongs to the Argosarinic Gulf islands and lies at the entrance of the Argolic Gulf, since it is the southernmost island of the cluster. Spetses is a

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the Municipality of Spetses are the islands of Spetsopoula, Falkonera, and Velopoula (all uninhabited). An unusual aspect of Spetses is the absence of private

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Imathia

Imathia

Veroia is the capital of Imathia Prefecture and a commercial centre of Macedonia. The city is built on the eastern slopes of Mt. Vernio, at an

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Imathia (Greek: Ημαθία [imaˈθia]) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Central Macedonia. The capital of Imathia is the

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Fthiotida

Fthiotida

The Prefecture of Fthiotida is one of the largest in Central Greece. It is washed by the Maliac Gulf to the east, and borders with

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the ancient region, see Achaea Phthiotis. Phthiotis (Greek: Φθιώτιδα, Fthiótida, [fθiˈotiða]; ancient Greek and Katharevousa: Φθιῶτις) is one of the regional

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Naxos

Naxos

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 Read more »

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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Hydra

Hydra

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

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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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Pella

Pella

Edessa is an ancient town of 25,000 inhabitants in Central Macedonia, capital of the Pella Prefecture. Famous for its many waterfalls and trees, Edessa

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about the ancient capital of Macedonia. For other uses, see Pella (disambiguation). Pella (Greek: Πέλλα), is best known as the ancient and wealthy capital

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Milos

Milos

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 Read more »

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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Patmos

Patmos

Patmos is the northernmost island of the Dodecanese cluster. It has a population of about 3,000 people and an area of 34.05km. The island is charming, picturesque and

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For other uses, see Patmos (disambiguation). Patmos (Greek, Πάτμος; Italian: Patmo) is a small Greek island in the Aegean Sea, most famous for being the

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Paros

Paros

The island of Paros is one of the largest of the Cyclades cluster. Its area is 165km² and the population is about 12,000 people. The island

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For other uses, see Paros (disambiguation). Paros (/ˈpɛərɒs/; Greek: Πάρος; Venetian: Paro) is a Greek island in the central Aegean Sea. One of the Cyclades

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Agios Efstratios

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

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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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Karpathos

Karpathos

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 Read more »

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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Pieria

Pieria

Katerini is a beautiful town situated at the foot of Mount Olympus, facing the Aegean. It is the capital of the Pieria Prefecture and has its own distinct

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Pieria may refer to: Pieria (regional unit) in Greece Pieria (Syria), a province of Roman Syria Pieria (mythology), the wife of Danaus The Pieria albedo

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Poros

Poros

Poros is part of the Argosaronic islands. It is situated in the southern part of the Saronic Gulf, at a distance of about 48km south of Piraeus and

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about the island-pair in the Saronic gulf. For other uses, see Poros (disambiguation). Poros (Greek: Πόρος) is a small Greek island-pair in the southern

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Thesprotia

Thesprotia

Igoumenitsa is a nice coastal town and the capital of the Prefecture of Thesprotia. It is a modern town with a huge, well protected, harbour, a gateway to

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For the genus of praying mantises, see Thesprotia (genus). Thesprotia (/θɛsˈproʊʃə/; Greek: Θεσπρωτία) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part

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