Ano Syros

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Ano Syros
Άνω Σύρος
View of the Khōra (town) of Syros: Ánō ("Upper") Sýros, traditionally the Roman Catholic neighborhood, is the steep hill on the left, ringed by Venetian fortifications and  topped by the Roman Catholic cathedral of San Giorgio.  The blue-domed Greek Orthodox cathedral of St. Nicholas tops the Orthodox neighborhood on the hill on the right.  The 19th century merchant town of Ermoupolis spreads down to the waterline.
View of the Khōra (town) of Syros: Ánō ("Upper") Sýros, traditionally the Roman Catholic neighborhood, is the steep hill on the left, ringed by Venetian fortifications and topped by the Roman Catholic cathedral of San Giorgio. The blue-domed Greek Orthodox cathedral of St. Nicholas tops the Orthodox neighborhood on the hill on the right. The 19th century merchant town of Ermoupolis spreads down to the waterline.
Location
Ano Syros is located in Greece
Ano Syros
Ano Syros
Coordinates 37°28′N 24°56′E / 37.467°N 24.933°E / 37.467; 24.933Coordinates: 37°28′N 24°56′E / 37.467°N 24.933°E / 37.467; 24.933
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: South Aegean
Regional unit: Syros
Municipality: Syros-Ermoupoli
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 3,376
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Auto: EM

Ano Syros (Greek: Άνω Σύρος) is a town and a former municipality on the island of Syros, in the Cyclades, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Syros-Ermoupoli, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit includes the uninhabited islands Gyaros (lying to the northwest of Syros) and Varvaroúsa. Population 3,376 (2001 census); land area 67.014 square kilometres (25.874 square miles). The municipal unit shares the island of Sýros with the municipal units of Ermoupoli and Poseidonia.

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Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Ano Syros is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 793 KB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ "Twinnings". Central Union of Municipalities & Communities of Greece. Retrieved 2013-08-25. 

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