Peristera

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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

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.

Nearest islands and islets[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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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