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Kastelorizo

      Καστελόριζο (3/5/2006 v.1) Kastelorizo (3/5/2006 v.1)
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Author(s) : Spiropoulou Vaso , Konioti Maria (17/10/2006)
Translation : Dovletis Onoufrios (13/2/2007)

For citation: Spiropoulou Vaso, Konioti Maria, "Kastelorizo", 2007,
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Islands

General Information

Area: 9,113 km2

Coastline length: 20 km

Population: 430

Island capital and its population: Megisti (406)

Administrative structure: Region of South Aegean, Prefecture of the Dodecanese, Municipality of Megisti

Local newspapers: "Foni tou Kastelorizou", "Ta Nea tou Kastelorizou"

Local radio stations: Radio Kastelorizo

Museums: The Megisti Museum

Archaeological sites and monuments: Paleokastro, The Lycian Tomb, Vigla

Traditional settlements: Megisti

Natural monuments: Galazio Spilaio or Parastas cave. The island has been included in the European network "NATURA 2000"

Cultural clubs: Association of Kastelorizians world-wide "Agios Kontstantinos", Friends of Kastelorizo

Festivals: Festival of Kastelorizo in August

Religious feasts: On St. Contantine's and St. Helen's day (May 21st), On Prophet Elia's day (July 20th)

 
 
 

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