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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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