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Boeotia Regional unit in Central Greece, Greece

Boeotia, sometimes alternatively Latinised as Boiotia, or Beotia, is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Central Greece. Its capital is Livadeia, and its largest city is Thebes.

Thourio, Evros Place in Greece

Thourio is a village in the northeastern part of the Evros regional unit in Greece. Thourio is in the municipality of Orestiada. It is located between Orestiada to the north and Didymoteicho to the south, about 4 km west of the river Evros, that forms the border with Turkey here. The nearest villages are Neo Cheimonio to the north and Sofiko to the south. Thourio is on the Greek National Road 51, and has a station on the Ormenio - Didymoteicho railway.

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Ptelea, Evros Place in Greece

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Ormenio Place in Greece

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Dikaia Place in Greece

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Elaia, Evros Place in Greece

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Nea Vyssa Place in Greece

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Neo Cheimonio Place in Greece

Neo Cheimonio is a village in the municipality of Orestiada in the northern part of the Evros regional unit in Greece. It is 6 km south of the centre of Orestiada. Neo Cheimonio is situated on the Greek National Road 51, and has a station on the Ormenio - Didymoteicho railway. It is about 5 km west of the river Evros, that forms the border with Turkey here. The nearest village is Thourio to the south. It was annexed by Greece in 1920, prior it was ruled by the Ottomans.

Neochori, Evros Place in Greece

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The Frankish towers of Greece are the towers built during the period of Frankish rule in Greece, either for defence or for habitation, by the Frankish Crusaders, of which many survive to this day.

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