Póros

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Póros

(pô`rôs), anc. Greek Calauria, island (1991 pop. 3,570), c.8 sq mi (20 sq km), SE Greece, in the Aegean Sea near the Argolis peninsula of the Peloponnesus. It is famous for its fine marble. There are remains of a temple of Poseidon where Demosthenes took poison and died in 322 B.C. Representatives of Britain, France, and Russia met on Póros in 1828 to discuss the future of the new Greek state.
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According to preliminary information, two Russians and one Greek were on board a helicopter that crashed near Poros Island, APA reports citing Sputnik.
Bodies of two Russian nationals were recovered from a helicopter that crashed into the sea channel between Poros Island and the mainland of Galatas on Tuesday.
The New Aegli Hotel on the north side of Poros Island was ideal.