Arachova is a tourist destination because of its proximity to popular Delphi, but was equipped with a ski resort in the late 20th century. Traditional and popular activities are held by the locals, such as traditional dances and the reviving of the battle of Arachova against the Turks....

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1826 Battle of Arachova. The cheese Formaela from Arachova has been designated as a protected designation of origin. Nearby Arachova, there are also

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The Prefecture of Etoloakarnania is the westernmost part of Central Greece, and borders to the southeast with Fokida, and northeast with Evritania. This is the largest prefecture in Greece and combines the beauty of sea and mountains. In 2004, the “Rio – Antirio” bridge was completed,...

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results 2011 (Greek) Kallikratis reform law text PDF Official website Etoloakarnania's News Portal on Aitoloakarnania Structurae on Aitoloakarnania

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Olympia is one of the most popular and visited destinations in the Peloponnese, as this was where the ancient Olympic Games were held. It was a festivity, important not only to this region, but the rest of Greece, and the entire world. This destination has been visited and explored by...

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The name Olympia may refer to: Olympia, Washington, the capital city of the U.S. state of Washington Olympia, Greece, the site of the ancient Olympic

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Donoussa is one of six small islands (Little Cyclades) between Naxos and Amorgos in the Aegean. The area is only 14km² and the population is around 130 people. The island offers an alternative to mass tourism, plush resorts, crazy nightlife and cars. However, in the last few years, the number...

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Donousa (Greek: Δονούσα, also Δενούσα - Denousa) is an island and a former community in the Cyclades, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it

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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 Prefecture of Fokida lies in the centre of Central Greece, between the neighbouring prefectures of Viotia and Etoloakarnania. It is a mountainous area, with its highest peak, Mt. Giona, reaching 2,510m high, and the mountain range Parnassos to the east; thus, this creates the perfect place...

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website: Phokians, 668–450BC In French: Phocide Mythorama on Phocis http://fr.encarta.msn

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Skopelos is part of the Sporades group of islands and it is located between Skiathos and Alonissos. With a surface area of about 90km², it is inhabited by approximately 5,000 people. Skopelos is the greenest island in Greece, with more than 50% of its area covered by a virgin forest of...

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Skopelos (Greek: Σκόπελος) is a Greek island in the western Aegean Sea. Skopelos is one of several islands which comprise the Northern Sporades island

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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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Aegina, a rather large island in the Saronic Gulf, lies a mere 17.5 nautical miles away from Piraeus, the main port of Greece, rendering it the main weekend destination for many Athenians. As a result, Aegina is a vibrant island all year round, teeming with people in its narrow alleys.


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For other uses, see Aegina (disambiguation). Aegina (/iːˈdʒaɪnə/; Greek: Αίγινα, Aígina [ˈeʝina]) is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece in the Saronic

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Samos is part of the northeastern Aegean Islands and is located in the southern part of the cluster, near the Turkish coast. The island has a surface area of about 778km² and it is inhabited by approximately 44,100 people. Samos is the most visited island in the cluster but it has kept its...

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For other uses, see Samos (disambiguation). Samos (/ˈseɪmɒs, ˈsæmoʊs/; Greek: Σάμος) is a Greek island in the eastern Aegean Sea, south of Chios, north

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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 the Ancient City redeveloped along the coast, near the Corinth Canal which is the waterway connecting the Ionian to the...

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

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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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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 cosmopolitan island. It is one of the popular destinations for weekends and holidays all year round.

The island excites the visitor...

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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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Nafpaktos is a small historical and picturesque town with good clean beaches, on the Corinthian Gulf. Built between Antirrio and the estuary of Mornos river, it is one of the oldest Greek cities, having prospered in the past and being linked to many historical events. The old town has kept its...

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"Naupactus" redirects here. For the weevil genus, see Naupactus (genus). Nafpaktos (Greek: Ναύπακτος) is today a town and a former municipality in Aetolia-Acarnania

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Xanthi is located in the north of Greece, 220km east of Thessaloniki. It is one of the most beautiful Greek cities and the cultural capital of Thrace. The city was founded in the 11th century and has an oriental feel to it, which may be due to the fact that the town has a significant Muslim...

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Xanthi (Greek: Ξάνθη, Xánthi, [ˈksanθi]); is a city in Thrace, northeastern Greece. It is the capital of the Xanthi regional unit of the region of East

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Koufonisia is the most popular islands of Little Cyclades. They are two islands, Ano and Kato Koufonisi, separated by 200-meter straits. The former is permanently inhabited. It is a beautiful island with a surprisingly cosmopolitan atmosphere, despite the fact that is only 4km². The population...

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Koufonisia (Greek: Κουφονήσια) is a former community in the Cyclades, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Naxos

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The Prefecture of Lassithi, Crete, or Agios Nikolaos as some call it after its capital, covers the eastern part of the island. It is washed by the Cretan Sea in the north, the Carpathian Sea in the east and the Libyan Sea in the south, while its west border is shared with the Heraklion...

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For the former (smaller) province, see Lasithi Province. Lasithi (Greek: Λασίθι) is the easternmost regional unit on the island of Crete, to the east

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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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Delos is located in the southern Aegean, a few kilometers off the west coast of Mykonos. It is the smallest of the Cyclades group, having an area of 5km². Nowadays, the island is virtually uninhabited, but in ancient times, it was famous as a shrine of Apollo and as a trading center of the...

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For other uses, see Delos (disambiguation). The island of Delos (/ˈdiːlɒs/; Greek: Δήλος [ˈðilos]; Attic: Δῆλος, Doric: Δᾶλος), near Mykonos, near the

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One of the loveliest towns in Greece. The old city with its neoclassic houses, picturesque streets, wooden balconies with cascading flowers, Turkish fountains, Constitution (Syntagma) Square with its fascinating mosques and outdoor cafe tables is like a fairyland. Immerse yourself in its...

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see Argolis (ancient region). Argolis or the Argolid (Greek: Αργολίδα Argolída, [arɣoˈliða]; Ἀργολίς Argolís in ancient Greek and Katharevousa) is one

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