Léros

Léros

(lĕ`rôs, lē`rŏs), island (1991 pop. 8,059), c.20 sq mi (50 sq km), SE Greece, in the Aegean Sea; one of the DodecaneseDodecanese
, Gr. Dhodhekánisos, island group (1991 pop. 163,476), c.1,035 sq mi (2,680 sq km), SE Greece, in the Aegean Sea, between Asia Minor and Crete, comprising the greater part of the group known as the Southern Sporades.
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. The port of Lakkíon, or Lakkí, was the naval base of Portolago under Italian rule in the early 20th cent. and has notable examples of Facscist "rationalist" architecture.
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