Patrai, Gulf of

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Patrai, Gulf of

 

a gulf of the Ionian Sea, off the northwestern coast of the Peloponnesus (Greece). The gulf is 50 km long and 11–20 km wide. It reaches depths of 130 m. The city of Patrai, a major Greek port, is situated on the gulf.

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