Kastoría

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Kastoría

(kästôrē`ə), city (1991 pop. 15,710), capital of Kastoría prefecture, N Greece, in Macedonia, on a peninsula extending into Lake Kastoría. It is a market for farm produce, and it has fisheries. In the 17th and 18th cent. it was a major fur-trade center. In the city are many small Byzantine churches and palatial homes.
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Ernest was born in Kastoria, Greece son of the late Haralambos and Eleni (Bartzokis) Koumpis.
After being interviewed about the positions and fortifications of the guerrillas, she was sent to a detention center in Kastoria, Greece.