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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 Western Europe, and a major hub for Adriatic Sea traffic. The economy of the region is based on agriculture, stock-breeding, fish-culture,...

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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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Syros

Syros

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

Mykonos

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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Laconia

Laconia

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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Hersonissos

Hersonissos

Hersonissos is a village in the Heraklion Prefecture of Crete, with a total population of 882, based on the 2001 census. Located on the foot of Harakas hill, it is 25.8 km away from Heraklion and the inhabitants are mainly occupied in the tourism sector. It is a family-friendly destination,...

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Hersonissos is officially the Port of Hersonissos (Greek: Λιμένας Χερσόνησου, Liménas Chersónisou) in distinction to the village of Upper Hersonissos

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