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(yôä`nēnä), city (1991 pop. 56,699), capital of Ioánnina prefecture, NW Greece, in Epirus, on Lake Ioánnina. The chief city of Epirus, it is the commercial center for an agricultural region. Manufactures include textiles and gold and silver products. Founded c.527 by Justinian, Ioánnina became an important city in the 11th cent. It was taken (1081) by the Normans, and in 1204, Michael I, despot of Epirus, made it his capital. It was conquered by the Ottoman Turks in 1430. Ali Pasha made it (1788) the stronghold of his virtually independent state. Ioánnina passed to Greece in 1913 as a result of the First Balkan War. Long a center of Greek learning, it is today the seat of the Univ. of Ioánnina. The city also appears as Janina, Jannina, or Yannina.



a city in Greece, on Lake Ioannina. Capital of the nome (prefecture) of Ioannina, eparchy of Epirus. Population, 40,100 (1971). Ioannina, a transportation junction, has enterprises of the silk, cotton, woodworking, food-processing, and footwear industries. Carpets are woven in the city.

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The object of the contract is the supply of equipment for the five-storey hospital building, the General Hospital of Ioannina, with a total budget of 1,563,070.
Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece.
She leaves a son, Perry Jano and his wife Lisa; 3 grandchildren:, Haley, Hannah, and Nicholas, and 3 sisters: Olga Papakosta of Worcester, and Bia Papadimitriou and Rita Lamarin in Ioannina, Greece.
Such discussion does no good," Tamvakakis said in a speech to business people in the northern city of Ioannina.
lt;/p><p>The airlinea[euro](tm)s domestic routes for this winter include 13 flights a week to Alexandroupolis, 22 flights a week to Chania, daily services to Kefallonia and Santorini, 29 weekly services to Herakleion, 20 weekly services to Ioannina, 19 weekly services to Chios, six weekly services to Mykonos and Syros, 20 weekly flights to Kos, 17 weekly services to Kavala, 18 weekly service to Lemnos, 14 weekly flights to Mytilene, three times daily services to Rhodes, 43 weekly services to Thessalonik, 13 weekly services to Samos and five times a week services to Zakynthos.
Tsatsoulis (endocrinology, University of Ioannina Medical School, Greece) Wyckoff (internal medicine, University of Michigan) and Brown (Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard University) present reports on the latest studies on diabetes in women.
5-month-old girl was admitted to the Pediatric Department of the University Hospital of Ioannina, in a region of northwestern Greece where animal and human infection from Brucella melitensis is still common (5,6).
Eleni, too, isn't happy about being "buried alive" in the village, preferring to live in the nearest city, Ioannina.
Fair Breeze, who took over from Ioannina as they straightened for home, hung right with a furlong to run.
After 2017 the threshold required to apply the Ioannina mechanism will drop even further to 55% of the 35%, thereby increasing the possibility of forming minority blocking groups.
Major fires were ablaze around the country, including in Corinth, the southern Peloponnese near Mount Tayetos, Kozani, Kastoria and Ioannina in north Greece, and on the western island of Cephallonia, where the flames imperilled a nature reserve that is home to ponies native to the island.
Most claimed research findings are false," asserts the author, who is with the University of Ioannina (Greece) and Tufts University medical schools.