Gioura

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Gioura
Native name: Γιούρα
Gioura is located in Greece
Gioura
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
Administration
Greece
Region Thessaly
Regional unit Sporades
Municipality Alonnisos
Demographics
Population 0 (2011)
Postal code 370 05
Area code(s) 24240
Vehicle registration BO

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. As of 2011, it had no resident population.[1] Gioura is in Zone B of the Alonnisos Marine Park.


Nearest islands and islets[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (xls 2,7 MB) on 2013-12-25. 

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