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POROS Small town KEFALLONIA

Overview

Poros is the biggest district of new Elios-Pronnoi municipality. Is a beautiful,picturesque village, surrounded by the villages Tzanata, Asprogerakas, Kabitsata and Riza. It has a population of 1500 inhabitants. Its port is a significant link between Kefalonia and continental Greece. It was rebuilt after the earthquake of 1953 , after the few fishermen’s houses were destroyed, it is harmonically constructed at the foot of the mountains Pahni and Atros. A vast indented coastline, that is 2km long, abundant in sandy beaches and leeward ports, comprises its seafront. The sea with its clear and transparent waters offers a spectacular sight with the variety of colours. The area is renowned as a fishing place, while its caves are a shelter for the seal Monachus-Monachus and the turtle Caretta-Caretta.
This text is cited Apr 2003 from the Poros Community URL below, which contains images.

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Population Census

Year Population
1991 756
1981 728

Geographical Data

Type of location: Port, Beach, Beaches under Ministry of Environment Inspection, Port of entrance, Marina, Canyon, Bay, Municipal district, Blue Flag 2006
Postal Code: 28086
Tel +30 26740
Altitude: 41 meters
Longitude: 20o 46' 52.59" E
Latitude: 38o 08' 45.5" N

Borders:
Northwest (NW) the brach of: ARAGIA POROU, Beach, KEFALLONIA , GREECE

Recognized settlements of the Community:
RIZA, Settlement, KEFALLONIA , GREECE
TZANATA, Settlement, KEFALLONIA , GREECE
KABITSATA, Village, KEFALLONIA , GREECE
ASPROGERAKAS, Village, KEFALLONIA , GREECE
MONI YPERAGIAS THEOTOKOU ATROU, Monastery, KEFALLONIA , GREECE

Located at/in/on:
Southeast (SE) coastline of: KEFALLONIA, Island, IONIAN ISLANDS , GREECE

Distances:
41 Kilometers West-northwest (WNW) the capital of the island ARGOSTOLI, Municipality, KEFALLONIA , GREECE

Geographical Boundaries

POROS (Small town) belongs to ELIO - PRONI (Municipality)
ELIO - PRONI (Municipality) belongs to KRANI (Province)
KRANI (Province) belongs to KEFALLONIA (Island)
KEFALLONIA (Island) belongs to KEFALLINIA (Prefecture)
KEFALLINIA (Prefecture) belongs to IONIAN ISLANDS (Island complex)
IONIAN ISLANDS (Island complex) belongs to GREECE (Country)

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