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Peristera

Peristera
Native name: Περιστέρα
Peristera is located in Greece
Peristera (Greece)
Geography
Coordinates
Archipelago Sporades
Total islands 2
Highest elevation 250 m (820 ft)
Highest point Mt. Stefani
Country
Greece
Region Thessaly
Regional unit Sporades
Municipality Alonnisos
Demographics
Population 30 (as of 2011)
Postal code 37005
Area code(s) 24240
Vehicle registration BO

Peristera (Greek: Περιστέρα, feminine form of pigeon), also Aspro, locally Xero (meaning dry), is a Greek island in the Sporades. It is administratively part of the municipality of Alonnisos and is also directly east of the namesake island. As of 2011, the resident population of the island was 30.[1]

Nearest islands and islets

Its nearest islands and islets are Alonnisos to the north and west and Adelfoi Islets to the west.

References

  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (xls 2,7 MB) (in Ελληνικά). National Statistical Service of Greece. 

External links

  • Peristera on GTP Travel Pages (English) (Greek)
  • Official website of Municipality of Alonnisos (Greek)


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