Ermoupolis


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Ermoupolis,

 

Hermoupolis

(both: ĕrmo͞o`pôlĭs), or

Síros

(sē`rôs), city (1991 pop. 13,030), capital of Cyclades prefecture, SE Greece, on the east coast of SírosSíros
or Syros
, island (1991 pop. 19,870), 33 sq mi (85 sq km), SE Greece, in the Aegean Sea, one of the Cyclades. Ermoupolis, or Síros, is the island's main town and port. Síros is the richest and most populous of the Cyclades.
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 island. It is the chief city of the CycladesCyclades
, Gr. Kikládhes [Gr.,=circular], island group (1991 pop. 94,005), c.1,000 sq mi (2,590 sq km), SE Greece, a part of the Greek archipelago, in the Aegean Sea stretching SE from Attica.
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 and a major Aegean port and commercial center. Ship repair, ironworks, tanning, and textiles are significant industries. It grew rapidly after being founded (c.1820) by refugees from Khíos and Psará islands.
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