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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Among the ports are the Greek island of Tinos, known as the OLourdes of Greece,O where passengers will see the Panagia Evangelistria dating from 1820, the site of an annual pilgrimage celebrating the Dormition of the Virgin Mary; Siros, where visitors can explore two towns that rise around the port; Ano Syros, a 13th century Venetian settlement with narrow medieval streets; and Ermoupolis, which boasts restored, neo-classical buildings, 19th century mansions and palm-fringed platias.
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The new itinerary between Istanbul and Athens visits Canakkale and Izmir, Turkey; and Patmos, Naxos, Ermoupolis, and Navplion, Greece.
Sail the course less charted, with visits to Ermoupolis, Navplion, and Gythion, Greece; and Messina and Capri, Italy.
Windstar will travel the course less charted on five unique Aegean repositioning cruises between Athens, Greece and Rome, Italy, with port calls at Ermoupolis, Navplion, and Gythion, Greece; and Messina and Capri, Italy.
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