Gioura

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Gioura
Γιούρα
Gioura is located in Greece
Gioura
Geography
Coordinates 39°23′N 24°10′E / 39.39°N 24.17°E / 39.39; 24.17Coordinates: 39°23′N 24°10′E / 39.39°N 24.17°E / 39.39; 24.17
Archipelago Sporades
Total islands 3
Highest elevation 177 m (581 ft)
Highest point Mt. Vouni
Country
Greece
Region Thessaly
Regional unit Sporades
Demographics
Population 0 (as of 2001)

Gioura (Greek: Γιούρα) is a Greek island and an abandoned settlement in the eastern part of the Sporades. It is administratively part of the municipality of Alonnisos. The island name dates back to the ancient times as Gerontia. The name was later altered to Gioura. The island also features a Neolithic settlement. The 1991 census read one inhabitant making it the smallest municipal district in Greece in population. The tiny settlement became abandoned however in the mid to late-1990s.

Nearest islands and islets[edit]

Its nearest islands and islets are Pelagos to the west, Psathoura to the north and Piperi to the east.

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