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Peristera (Greek: Περιστέρα, feminine form of pigeon), also Aspro, locally Xero (meaning dry), anciently Eudemia,[1] is a Greek island in the Sporades. It is administratively part of the municipality of Alonnisos and is also directly east of the namesake island. As of 2011, the resident population of the island was 30.[2] Peristera is in Zone B of the Alonnisos Marine Park.

Peristera
Native name:
Περιστέρα
Peristera from space.jpg
Peristera is located in Greece
Peristera
Peristera
Geography
Coordinates39°11′N 23°58′E / 39.18°N 23.97°E / 39.18; 23.97Coordinates: 39°11′N 23°58′E / 39.18°N 23.97°E / 39.18; 23.97
ArchipelagoSporades
Total islands2
Highest elevation250 m (820 ft)
Highest pointMt. Stefani
Administration
Greece
RegionThessaly
Regional unitSporades
MunicipalityAlonnisos
Demographics
Population30 (2011)
Postal code37005
Area code(s)24240
Vehicle registrationBO

Nearest islands and isletsEdit

Its nearest islands and islets are Alonnisos to the north and west and Adelfoi Islets to the west.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.
  2. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (xls 2,7 MB) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.

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