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Polyaigos

Polyaigos is an uninhabited Greek island in the Cyclades near Milos and Kimolos. It is part of the community of Kimolos. Its name means "many goats", since it is inhabited only by goats. It was mentioned by several ancient geographers: Ptolemy, P ...

Psarrou

Psarrou is one of the most famous beach villages of Mykonos island, but mainly among Greeks. Every year thousands of tourists and celebrities visit this sandy beach, which is organized offering luxurious sunbeds and umbrellas. Due to Psarrous pop ...

Rhodes (regional unit)

Rhodes is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of South Aegean. The regional unit covers the islands of Rhodes, Chalki, Kastelorizo, Symi, Tilos and several smaller islands in the Aegean Sea.

Rineia

Rineia or Rhenea, anciently Rheneia or Rhenaia, or Rhene, is a Greek island in the Cyclades. It lies just west of the island of Delos and further southwest of the island of Mykonos, of which it and Delos are administratively a part. Its area is 1 ...

Salakos

Salakos is a village of 350 people on the west side of Rhodes Island. It is 40 km from the capital Rhodes town and 7 km from the North West coast. The village is located on the hills of Mount Prophitis Ilias. Inhabitants are mainly employed in fa ...

Saria Island

Saria Island, anciently known as Sarus or Saros, is an island in Greece. It is a rocky, volcanic island just to the north of Karpathos, separated from it by a strait 100 m wide. It is part of the Dodekanissos archipelago. In ancient times, a city ...

Schoinoussa

Schoinoussa or Schinoussa is an island and a former community in the Cyclades, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Naxos and Lesser Cyclades, of which it is a municipal unit. It lies south of the island o ...

Soroni

Soroni is a small village on the island of Rhodes, Greece, on the northwest coast of the island. It was the seat of the former municipality of Kameiros. Its population was 1.278 at the 2011 census. The islands main power plant is located just out ...

Syrna (island)

Syrna or Sirna or Agios Ioannis, is a small island about 4 km 2 in area to the south-east of Astypalaia in the Dodecanese group of Greek islands, situated to the south-east of the country. It is mostly covered with juniper and garrigue scrub. The ...

Theologos, Rhodes

Theologos: is a village on the Greek island of Rhodes. It is located on the west coast of the island, about 20 km far from the capital. It is a part of the Municipality of Petaloudes. The old centre of Tholos is built in traditional Rhodian style ...

Thira (regional unit)

Thira is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of South Aegean. The regional unit covers the islands of Thira, Anafi, Folegandros, Ios, Sikinos and several smaller islands in the Aegean Sea.

Tinos (town)

Tinos is a town and a former municipality on the island of Tinos, in the Cyclades, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Tinos, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area o ...

Vourkari

Vourkari is a small village in the bay of Aghios Nikolaos, in Kea, an island in the Greek Cyclades group. People say it is the biggest and safest bay of the Cyclades. It is in front of the ancient prehistoric settlement of Agia Irini, which flour ...

Ydrousa

Ydrousa is a former municipality on the island of Andros, in the Cyclades, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Andros, of which it is a municipal unit. The population was 3.372 inhabitants at the 2011 cen ...

Afetes

Afetes is a village and a former municipality in Magnesia, Thessaly, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality South Pelion, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 80.744 km 2. Popul ...

Agia Paraskevi, Aspropotamos

Agia Paraskevi is a village and a community of the Kalabaka municipality. Since the 2011 local government reform it was part of the community of Aspropotamos, of which it was a communal district. The 2011 census recorded 69 residents in the villa ...

Aisonia

Aisonia is a former municipality in Magnesia, Thessaly, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Volos, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 75.504 km 2. Population 3.249. The sea ...

Anthela (Thessaly)

Anthela or Anthele was a town and polis of Malis in Ancient Thessaly. Herodotus places the town between the small river Phoenix and Thermopylae which was a celebrated pass between Thessaly and Phocis. He also mentions that the Thessalian Asopus r ...

Antichasia, Greece

Antichasia is a municipal unit of the Elassona municipality. Before the 2011 local government reform it was an independent municipality. The seat of the municipality was in Krania. The 2011 census recorded 3.584 residents in Atichasia. The munici ...

Argithea

Argithea is a village and a historic municipality in the Karditsa regional unit of Greece. The seat of the municipality is in Anthiro. The name derives from King Argitheos of the Athamanians who ruled c. the 3rd to 2nd century BC

Arne (Thessaly)

Arne was the chief city of the Aeolian Boeotians in ancient Thessaly, which was said to have derived its name from the mythological Arne, a daughter of Aeolus. The town was said to have been founded three generations before the Trojan War. Accord ...

Athamania, Trikala

Athamania is an Aromanian village and a community of the Pyli municipality. Before the 2011 local government reform it was part of the municipality Aithikes, of which it was a municipal district. The 2011 census recorded 5 residents in the villag ...

Bourboulithra

Bourboulithra is a wetland located in the Neapoli district, west of Volos, Magnesia, Greece that is important for its biological diversity. The main feature of the wetland is its survival in a densely populated urban area and among port facilitie ...

Dolichi

Dolichi is a village and a community of the Elassona municipality. Before the 2011 local government reform it was part of the municipality of Livadi, of which it was a municipal district. The 2011 census recorded 430 inhabitants in the village. T ...

Efxeinoupoli

Efxeinoupoli is a small town in the Municipality of Almyros, Magnesia regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. Efxeinoupoli counts 2293 residents.

Eleftheres, Larissa

Eleftheres is a Greek village in Larissa. It is located at a distance of 11 km from the city of Larissa, bordering villages Koilada, Terpsithea and Mesorachi. It is built at an altitude of 95 meters

Farkadona

Farkadona is a municipality in the southeastern Trikala regional unit, part of Thessaly in Greece. In 2011 its population was 2.652 for the town and 13.396 for the municipality. It is located about halfway between the cities Larissa to the east, ...

Kallipefki, Larissa

Kallipefki is a village located on a plateau on the west side of the lower Mount of Olympus, in the prefecture of Larissa and the municipality of Gonni. Kallipefki has a population of about 540 and is located 1.054 metres above sea level. It is a ...

Kanalia

Kanalia is a village in Thessaly, Greece, part of the municipality Rigas Feraios. It is located 26 kilometres from Volos and at a height of 80 metres above the sea level. It is one of the prettiest on the north-west side of Pelion. It is built on ...

Keramidi

Keramidi is a village and a former community in Magnesia, Thessaly, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Rigas Feraios, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 111.532 km 2. Popu ...

Kileler

Kileler is a village and a municipality in the regional unit of Larissa in Greece. The seat of the municipality is in Nikaia. The village became known for the Kileler incident that occurred on March 6, 1910.

Krannonas

Krannonas is a village and a former municipality in the Larissa regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Kileler, of which it is a municipal unit. It is located southwest of the region ...

Kyra Panagia

Kyra Panagia is a Greek island in the Sporades. It is administratively part of the municipality of Alonnisos in the Sporades regional unit. The island is also known by the name of Pelagos and rarely Pelagonisi. In Antiquity it was known as Ephthy ...

Lake Plastiras

Lake Plastiras also called Tavropos Reservoir is an artificial lake fed by Tavropos river, located in Karditsa regional unit, near the city of Karditsa, Greece. The lake is named after the Greek general and politician Nikolaos Plastiras, who was ...

Lake Plastiras (municipality)

Lake Plastiras is a municipality in the Karditsa regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Morfovouni. The municipal unit has an area of 198.350 km 2. The municipality was named after the artificial Lake Plastiras, ...

Malakasi

Malakasi is a village and a former municipality in the Trikala regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Kalampaka, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 15 ...

Pagasetic Gulf

The Pagasetic Gulf is a rounded gulf in the Magnesia regional unit that is formed by the Mount Pelion peninsula. It is connected with the Euboic Sea. The passage into the Euboic Sea is narrow and is about 4 km. Its main port is Volos.

Pialeia

Pialeia is a village and a former municipality in the Trikala regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Pyli, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 52.517 k ...

Piperi (island)

Piperi is a Greek island in the Northern Sporades. It is administratively part of the municipality of Alonnisos and, after Skyros, is the Sporades easternmost island. Piperi is the core of the marine park and the approach within 3 nautical miles ...

Rigas Feraios (municipality)

Rigas Feraios is a municipality in the Magnesia regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Velestino. The municipality has an area of 550.636 km 2. The municipality was named after the Greek writer and revolutionary ...

Sklithro, Larissa

Sklithro is a small village near the top of one of Mavrovounion mountain peaks. In the past communication with the outside world was cut off by snow, and during Spring the River Rakopotamos caused problems for the local population. As a result of ...

South Pelion

South Pelion is a municipality in the Magnesia regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Argalasti. The municipality has an area of 368.539 km 2. It comprises the southern part of Mount Pelion.

Sporades

The Sporades are an archipelago along the east coast of Greece, northeast of the island of Euboea, in the Aegean Sea. They consist of 24 islands, four of which are permanently inhabited: Alonnisos, Skiathos, Skopelos and Skyros. They may also be ...

Stafylos

Stafylos is a village on the island Skopelos, Sporades islands, Greece. It is located 4 kilometres south of the main town Skopelos. The area of Stafylos includes a bay and hotels and is accessible by local bus, private car, or on foot. Because of ...

Tempi (municipality)

Tempi is a municipality in the Larissa regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Makrychori. The municipality was named after the Vale of Tempe.

Trikeri

Trikeri is a town and a former community in Magnesia, Thessaly, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality South Pelion, of which it is a municipal unit. It lies at the westernmost point of the hook-like Pelion ...

Zagora-Mouresi

Zagora–Mouresi is a municipality in the Magnesia regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Zagora. The municipality has an area of 150.315 km 2.

Agia Aikaterini, Patras

Agia Aikaterini, or alternative Gyftika, is a neighbourhood in the east-central part of the city of Patras, located 2 km from the downtown core. The origin of the name comes from the time of Venetian occupation of Patras. At that time, the Veneti ...

Aktio-Vonitsa

Aktio–Vonitsa is a municipality in the Aetolia-Acarnania regional unit, West Greece region, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town of Vonitsa. The municipality has an area of 660.172 km 2.

Alyzia

Alyzia is a former municipality in Aetolia-Acarnania, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Xiromero, of which it is a municipal unit. It is located on the central west coast of Aetolia-Acarnan ...