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Epirus

Epirus (GB)
Épire (F)
Epiro (ES)
Épiro (PO)
Epiro (I)
Epirus (N)

The historic landscape was an ancient Greek royal house in antiquity and was built in the year 148 BC. Roman province. Here is Dodona, the most important ancient Greek oracle in Delphi. The area belongs to today Greece and partly too Albania, As Epirus but today only the southern Greek part is called. The smallest, least populated and harshest Greek region stretches in the west of Greece along the coast of the Ionian Sea in the south to the Ceraunian Mountains in the north. The highest point is the mountain Smolikas with 2,637 meters. Only a fifth of Epirus is not mountainous and the soil is very calcareous. In the west, the mountains fall off to the coast of the Ionian Sea. The two winegrowing areas are located west of the capital Ioannina and as POP classified Zitsa and the unclassified east of the capital Metsovo, Near the coast lie the Ionian Islands,

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