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Corfu

Κέρκυρα
Pontikonisi (backgrund) an Vlacherna Monastery (foregrund) seen frae the hilltaps o Kanoni
Pontikonisi (backgrund) an Vlacherna Monastery (foregrund) seen frae the hilltaps o Kanoni
Banner o Corfu
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Corfu is locatit in Greece
Corfu
Corfu
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 39°35′N 19°52′E / 39.583°N 19.867°E / 39.583; 19.867Coordinates: 39°35′N 19°52′E / 39.583°N 19.867°E / 39.583; 19.867
KintraGreece
Admeenistrative regionIonian Islands
Regional unitCorfu
Govrenment
 • MayorKonstantinos Nikolouzos[1]
Area
 • Municipality610.9 km2 (235.9 sq mi)
Highest elevation
906 m (2,972 ft)
Lawest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Municipality
102,071
 • Municipality density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
490 82, 490 83, 490 84, 491 00
Aurie code(s)26610, 26620, 26630
Vehicle registrationKY
Wabsteidwww.corfu.gr

Corfu (Greek: Κέρκυρα, Kérkyra, [ˈcercira]; Auncient Greek: Κέρκυρα or Κόρκυρα; Laitin: Corcyra; Italian: Corfù) is a Greek island in the Ionie Sea. It is the seicont lairgest o the Ionie Islands,[3] an, includin its sma satellite islands, forms the edge o the northwastren frontier o Greece.[4] The island is pairt o the Corfu regional unit, an is admeenistered as a single municipality. The municipality includes the island Corfu an the smawer islands Ereikoussa, Mathraki an Othonoi. The principal ceety o the island an seat o the municipality (pop. 33,886) is namit Corfu an aw.[5] Corfu is hame tae the Ionian University.

Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Island of Corfu is twinned wi:

Ceety State Kintra
Gold Coast Queensland Queensland Australie Australie

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

Notes
  1. "Mayor o Corfu". corfu.gr. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  3. The Independent Complete Guide to Corfu
  4. Trevor Webster (1994). Where to Go in Greece: A New Look. 1. Settle Press. p. 221. ISBN 9781872876207. Corfu is one of the most northern isles in Greece and also the most westerly, apart from three of its own small satellite isles... 
  5. Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)

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