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Corinth

CORINTH   KÓRINTHOS. Nome (department) in the northeast Peloponnese, between the Gulf of Corinth and the Saronic Gulf, in the Peloponnese Region, and named after the city on the isthmus between the two Gulfs. Before 1899 and during part of the … Continue reading

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Aegean Islands

AEGEAN ISLANDS   NÍSOI AIYAÍOU. All the Aegean islands, except one island of middling size, Gödçeara (Imroz), which is west of the Gallipoli peninsula, and some small ones close to the shores of Turkey, have belonged to Greece since 1947. They … Continue reading

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