Corfu


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Corfu,

Greece: see KérkiraKérkira
or Corfu
, Lat. Corcyra, island (1991 pop. 104,781), 229 sq mi (593 sq km), NW Greece, in the Ionian Sea, the second largest of the Ionian Islands, separated by a narrow channel from the Albanian and Greek coasts.
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Corfu

1. an island in the Ionian Sea, in the Ionian Islands: forms, with neighbouring islands, a department of Greece. Pop.: 107 879 (2001). Area: 641 sq. km (247 sq. miles)
2. a port on E Corfu island. Pop.: 107 879 (1995 est.)
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My late mother-in-law is one who placed Corfu at the top of her list, especially when it had chicken stir-fry at a special price.
Corfu is surrounded by a smattering of islets and it is possible to visit several by boat.
5m viewers watching the first episode, Keeley Hawes - who plays Leslie's mum Louisa - revealed last week she was about to head back to Corfu to start filming for a third series.
playing pool at Hotel, Corfu A year ago, they year ago, they decided to boost their family friendly facilities and have recently put in a splash park and pool area for children, while a kids' club provides a creche to give tired parents a morning or afternoon of freedom.
Sadly, she died in 2012 at the age of 66, but the company she formed lives on under the name of CV Travel and is still responsible for the cream of the holiday villas in the vicinity, scattered across the hillsides an hour's drive from the airport in Corfu Town.
com Corfu Mare You'll definitely escape from the kids staying at this adults-only stylish boutique hotel.
VISAS ETC: None needed for EU residents Hotels POSH Grecotel Corfu Imperial Komeno-Gouvia, Kommeno Bay Reckoned to be the most luxurious hotel on the island, you'll find yourself rubbing shoulders with Russian oligarchs and jetsetters.
The HPA are advising people going to Corfu to be aware of signs of Legionnaires' disease - often an initial flu-like illness leading to pneumonia.
Today the Jewish community on Corfu numbers less than 100.
Services between Corfu and London are scheduled to begin in June 2011 and are expected to deliver 30,000 passengers a year and create up to 30 local jobs in Corfu.
Mike Lindley, a paramedic with Mediaviation, which provides private air ambulance medical flight services, said: "We'll be flying out from Oxford Airport, go to Corfu hospital, stabilise her and fly back in one day to Biggin Hill in Kent.
The Almaty event follows on the first informal meeting of OSCE Foreign Ministers on the Greek island of Corfu in June 2009.