Keri, Greece

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Keri is located in Greece
Coordinates: 37°40′N 20°49′E / 37.667°N 20.817°E / 37.667; 20.817Coordinates: 37°40′N 20°49′E / 37.667°N 20.817°E / 37.667; 20.817
Country Greece
Administrative region Ionian Islands
Regional unit Zakynthos
Municipality Zakynthos
Municipal unit Laganas
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 469
 • Population 788 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Keri (Greek: Κερί) is a village and a community in the southern part of the island of Zakynthos. It is situated on a hillside, close to the Ionian Sea coast. Its population in 2011 was 469 for the village and 788 for the community, which includes the villages Apelati, Limni Keriou and Marathias. The community includes the island's southernmost point, Cape Marathia. Keri is 6 km south of Lithakia and 15 km southwest of Zakynthos (city). The village suffered great damage from the 1953 Ionian earthquake.

Keri is also famous for a nearby location called "Fanari" from its high cliffs one can over look the Ionian Sea. This location is famous for its sunset. Because of that picturesque scenery many weddings take place every year not only from locals but from tourists who want to experience a wedding with the Ionian Sea as a view.[2]


Year Population village Population community
1981 663 -
1991 572 -
2001 487 680
2011 469 788

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