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Thessaloniki Greece

Thessaloniki Greece Thessaloniki or Salonica  is the second-largest city in Greece, with over 1 million inhabitants in its metropolitan area, and the capital of the geographic region of Macedonia. Thessaloniki Greece is located on the Thermaic Gulf, at the northwest corner of the Aegean Sea. The city was founded around 315 BC by the King

Athens Greece

Athens Greece Athens  is the capital and the largest city of Greece. Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world’s oldest cities. Its recorded history is over 3,400 years. The earliest human presence in Athens Greece started at the 11th millennium BC. According to the ancient Athenian founding myth, Athena, the goddess

Cape Sounion Greece

Cape Sounion Greece Cape Sounion Greece is the promontory at the southernmost tip of the Attic peninsula, 8 kilometres  south of the town of Lavrio, and 70 kilometres  southeast of Athens.  It is part of Athens metropolitan area. In Homer’s Odyssey we can find a literary reference to Sounion. The poem mentions that as the

Mykonos Island Greece

Mykonos Island Greece Mykonos is a Greek island, in the Aegean sea, lying between Tinos, Syros, Paros and Naxos. Mykonos Island Greece, belongs to Cyclades islands.  Has an area of 85.5 square kilometres  and  10,134 inhabitants. The capital of the island is Chora. Mykonos’s nickname is “The Island of the Winds”.  That is due to

Syros Island Greece

Syros Island Greece Syros  is a Greek island of the Cyclades complex, in the Aegean Sea. It is located 78 nautical miles south-east of Athens and it has 21,507 inhabitants. The capital of Syros island Greece is Ermoupolis.  According to archaeologists, the island was inhabited at least at the Early Bronze Age, by the Cycladic

Ios Island Greece

Ios Island Greece Ios  is a Greek island of the Cyclades complex in the Aegean Sea. Ios island Greece is situated between Naxos and Santorini. According to Plutarch it is thought that the name has derived from the Ancient Greek word for violets (Ia) because they were commonly found on the island. Ios from the