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POROS, Small town, KEFALLONIA

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Overview

Poros is the biggest district of new Elios-Pronnoi municipality. Is a beautiful,picturesque village, surrounded by the villages Tzanata, Asprogerakas, Kabitsata and Riza. It has a population of 1500 inhabitants. Its port is a significant link between Kefalonia and continental Greece. It was rebuilt after the earthquake of 1953 , after the few fishermen’s houses were destroyed, it is harmonically constructed at the foot of the mountains Pahni and Atros. A vast indented coastline, that is 2km long, abundant in sandy beaches and leeward ports, comprises its seafront. The sea with its clear and transparent waters offers a spectacular sight with the variety of colours. The area is renowned as a fishing place, while its caves are a shelter for the seal Monachus-Monachus and the turtle Caretta-Caretta.
This text is cited Apr 2003 from the Poros Community URL below, which contains images.

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Geographical Data

Type of location: Port, Beach, Beaches under Ministry of Environment Inspection, Port of entrance, Marina, Canyon, Municipal district, Bay, Blue Flag 2006
Postal Code: 28086
Tel +30 26740
Altitude: 41 meters
Longitude: 20o 46' 52.59" E
Latitude: 38o 08' 45.5" N

Population Census

Year Population
1991 756
1981 728
Borders:
Northwest (NW) the brach of: ARAGIA POROU Beach, KEFALLONIA , GREECE
Recognized settlements of the Community:
Located at/in/on:
Southeast (SE) coastline of: KEFALLONIA Island, IONIAN ISLANDS , GREECE
Distances:
41 Kilometers West-northwest (WNW) the capital of the island ARGOSTOLI Municipality, KEFALLONIA , GREECE

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