Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Greece: Thasos

Thasos is a Greek island, geographically part of the North Aegean Sea, but administratively part of the Kavala regional unit. It is the northernmost Greek island, and 12th largest by area. Thasos is also the name of the largest town of the island, situated at the northern side, opposite the mainland and about 10 kilometers from Keramoti. Thassos island is known from ancient times for its termae making it a climatic and balneoclimateric resort area.Thasos' economy relies on timber (it is rich in forests), marble quarries, olive oil, honey and tourism.

Stamp on postcard is The 2400th Anniversary of the Birth of Aristotle, 384-322 BC, issued on 23.05.2016.

Thank you, Lana!

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