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Samos Island - Eastern Sporades - Greece
location played a great role in its development. It lies in the Eastern
Aegean, very close to the coast of Asia Minor, in the heart of Ionia, almost
midway along the sea route that links Greece with Anatolia, the Black Sea,
Egypt and the Eastern Mediterranean. The name Samos is most probably of
Phoenician origin and, according to Strabo, it means an elevated place
on the shore. Over time, however, it had many other names : Anthemis, Dryousa,
Doryssa, Kyparissia, Imvrasia, Melamphylos, Parthenia.
Beautiful and green, this island, is filled with wonderful beaches,
picturesque villages and harbours.The nature of the island, the climate
and the archeological interest have turned this island in a resort which
gathers many tourists.
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