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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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Santorini

Santorini

Santorini, also called Thira, is a circular group of volcanic islands in the Aegean Sea. It is the southernmost member of the Cyclades cluster. With an area of about 73km² it is inhabited by approximately 13,000 people.

The island of Santorini, as we know it today, was formed 3,500 years ago...

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For other uses, see Santorini (disambiguation). "Thera" redirects here. For other uses, see Thera (disambiguation). Santorini (Greek: Σαντορίνη, pronounced

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Grevena

Grevena

The Prefecture of Grevena lies in the western part of Macedonia, extends to an area of 2291km², and is entirely mountainous, as it occupies a large part of the Pindos Mountain Range. The Aliakmonas River flows in from neighbouring Kozani, before flowing back, enriched by the waters of Venetikos...

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Grevena (Greek: Γρεβενά, Grevená, [ɣreveˈna], Aromanian: Grebini) is a town and municipality in Western Macedonia, Northern Greece, capital of the Grevena

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Kos

Kos

Kos is the third largest island of the Dodecanese group and lies between the islands of Nisyros and Kalymnos, close to the coasts of Asia Minor. Kos is the greenest and most fertile island of the group and the second most popular and tourist island after Rhodes. At first sight, the island may...

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For other uses, see Kos (disambiguation). Kos or Cos (Greek: Κως) is a Greek island of the group of the Dodecanese, next to the Gulf of Gökova/Cos. The

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Astypalea

Astypalea

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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