Imbros

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Imbros

a Turkish island in the NE Aegean Sea, west of the Gallipoli Peninsula: occupied by Greece (1912--14) and Britain (1914--23). Area: 280 sq. km (108 sq. miles)
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Elected Ecumenical Patriarch in 1991, Bartholomew was born Demetrios Archontonis on the Aegean island of Imvros (Turkey) on February 29, 1940.
The school is located in the Ecanakkale area of GE[micro]kceada, known as Imvros in Greek, which once was primarily inhabited by a Rum population.