Peloponnese

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Peloponnese

the. the S peninsula of Greece, joined to central Greece by the Isthmus of Corinth: chief cities in ancient times were Sparta and Corinth, now Patras. Pop.: 503 300 (2001). Area: 21 439 sq. km (8361 sq. miles)
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The country consists of a large mainland, with mountains and hills accounting for 80 percent of the area, the Peloponnisos connected to the mainland by the Isthmus of Corinth, and more than 1,400 islands, such as Crete, Rhodes, Corfu, and Dodecanese.
Sean Travers, 28, was about to board the minehunter HMS Sandown which was alongside in the port of Kalamata in Peloponnisos when he tripped.
Crete became permanently isolated, both from Anatolia to the east and Peloponnisos to the west, as well as from the rest of the Hellenic arc.
Address : Episkopi Tegeas 220 12 Tripoli Contact Point (S): Peloponnisos Ae Ota For The Attention Of: Leonidas Christopoylos