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There is also Cape Zagora in the island of Andros. Alternative meanings: There is also the Caribbean island Andros, Bahamas as well as Anglo-American historical figure known as Edmund Andros, and a fictional character Andros from the TV series Power Rangers: In Space Andros, or Andro, an island of the Greek archipelago, the most northerly of the Cyclades, approximately...

Prefecture: Magnesia prefecture
Province: Volos

39.4445/39°26'32' N lat.
23.0975/23°5'53' E long
Population: (2001)
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Aegean Sea
458 m(centre)
about 1,000 to 1,500 m
Postal code: 370 01
Area/distance code: 11-30-24260 (030-24260)-2
Municipal code: 3710
Car designation: BO
3-letter abbreviation: ZGO Zagora
Website: www.magnesia.gr/dimoi/dimoi_zagora.htm

Zagora (Greek: Ζαγορά) is the biggest village of Mt. Pelion was at its commercial and cultural peak in the 17th and 18th centuries, It is the birth place of G. Kordatos, a distinguished Greek historian. There are texts dating back to the Byzantine era that mention Pelion by the name Zagora. The library of Zagora with thousands of rare books is of great interest. The school of Rigas Fereos or Hellenic museum as it was known, the oldest school on Pelion, Kallinikos Lapatis (Patriarch of Constantinople) and the bard of the Greeks Rigas Fereos were students of the school among others. The "mayor" of Zagora generally is responsible for most villages on Mt. Pelion. Currently the position is held by a member of the Chacos family. Greece consists of 13 administrative regions known as Peripheries of Greece, which are further subdivided into 51 prefectures (nomoi, singular - nomos): External link Map Categories: Lists of subnational entities | Prefectures of Greece ... Magnesia (Greek: Μαγνησία Magnisia), deriving from the Macedonian tribe name Magnetes, is the name of the southeastern area of Thessaly in central Greece. ... Here are a lists of the provinces (Greek: επαρχεία, eparcheia fr. ... 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Here are list of postal codes in Greece. ... This is an alphabetical list by town of dialing codes in Greece. ... The National Statistical Service of Greece (NSSG) is a General Secretariat of the Greek Ministry of Economy and Finance with more than 1100 employees. ... The Greek car license plates are composed of three letters and four digits per plate (f. ... Pelion (Lat: 39°26 N - Long: 023°03 E) is a mountain at the southeastern part of Thessaly in central Greece, forming a hook-like peninsula between the Pagasetic Gulf and the Aegean Sea. ... The Byzantine Empire is the term conventionally used to describe the Roman Empire during the Middle Ages, centered at its capital in Constantinople. ... Rigas Velestinlis Fereos, (1757-1798) was born in Velestino of Thessaly, Greece. ... Originally a patriarch is a man who exercises autocratic authority as a pater familias over an extended family. ... Map of Constantinople. ...

It is located E of Volos and NW of Tsangarada and Mouresi and is connected by GR-34 linking Volos and Tsangarada about 2 km south. The roads to the north are gravel and are not connected to Keramidi to the north. This page is about a city in Greece. ...

Zagora has a school, a lyceum, a gymnasium, a church, banks, a post office, and a square (plateia). Plateia (πλατεία) is the Greek word for town square. ...

Historical population

Year Communal population Change (town) Municipal/Island population
1981 2,841 - -
1991 2,410 -431/-15.17% 3,922

1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

External links

  • Mapquest - Zagora

North: Keramidi?
West: Portaria and Makrinitsa Zagora East: Mouresi, Aegean Sea
South: Sipiada
Municipalities of Magnesia
Afetes | Agria | Aisonia | Almyros | Alonissos | Argalasti | Artemida | Feres | Iolcos/Iolkos | Karla | Milea | Mouresi | Nea Agchialos | Nea Ionia | Portaria | Pteleos | Skiathos | Skopelos | Sourpi | Volos | Zagora
(Non municipal) communes of Magnesia
Anavra | Keramidi | Makrinitsa | Trikeri
Provinces of Magnesia
Almyros | Northern Sporades | Volos



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