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Sífnos

(sĭf`nôs) or

Siphnos

(sĭf`nəs), island, c.32 sq mi (83 sq km), SE Greece, in the Aegean Sea; one of the Cyclades. It is a resort area and produces olive oil. In ancient times it had gold and silver mines.
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The project includes the supply, installation and demonstration of equipment operation information & communication technologies (ict) and software in 104 schools of the small islands of the south aegean region, namely the municipalities agathonissi, amorgos, anafi, antiparos, astypalea, hunting ( for thirasia), ios, kasos, kea kimolos kythnos lipsi great, naxos and small cyclades (donousa, irakleia, koufonisi, schinoussa), kalymnos (for pserimos and telendos), nisyros, patmos, serifos, sikinos, sifnos , symi, tilos, folegandros and halki, with a view to enhancing digital technology use in teaching practice in primary and secondary education.
In 2010 the species from Andikithira was also found on the Cycladic islands of Sifnos, Serifos and Kythnos.
Offshore support vessels company DryShips (NASDAQ:DRYS) announced on Monday that it has exercised its right under its secured revolving facility agreement with Sifnos Shareholders, a company controlled by George Economou.
They take us to Japan ("a teal-colored kimono with a glorious pink sash"), the Kuwaiti island of Falaika (where water is "crystal tinged with green"), Lebanon (the "empress of the Middle East"), the Greek island of Sifnos ("on a catamaran flying through indigo waters"), and beyond.
The historic islands of Rhodes, Crete, Sifnos, and many more are expecting an increase of 20% in tourist arrivals and in the number of new destination weddings this year.
Processes and patterns of landscape change on a small Aegean island: The case of Sifnos, Grecce.
11 to 18, visits the Greek Islands of Sifnos, Itea, Mykonos and Santorini.
The cruise journeys on to the ancient sites of Gallipoli (site of a famous World War I battle), Delphi; the beautiful classic Greek islands of Syros, Sifnos, Santorini, Naxos; Katakolon, the site of the first Olympiad; ancient UNESCO site Butrint and Durres, the oldest city in Albania.
Also, try Sifnos, a favourite with Athenians and only a two-hour ferry ride from Piraeus, and nearby Amorgos.
ASK MANY a Greek and they will tell you, in hushed tones as if revealing a carefully guarded secret, that Sifnos is their favourite island.
But our favourite island was SIFNOS where arid hills tower over the dock.
Ports will include Poros, Mykonos, Paros, Sifnos, Ithaki, Paxos, Corfu, Kefallonia and Zakynothos.