Parga

Parga

Infobox Greek Dimos
name = Parga
name_local = Πάργα


periph = Epirus
prefec = Preveza
province =
population = 4033
population_as_of = 2001
population_ref = [http://www.statistics.gr/gr_tables/S1101_SAP_1_TB_DC_01_03_Y.pdf source]
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elevation = 32
lat_deg = 39
lat_min = 17
lat_hem = N
lon_deg = 20
lon_min = 24
lon_hem = E
postal_code = 480 60
area_code = 26840
licence = ΡΖ
mayor =
website = [http://www.parga.gr/ parga.gr]


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Parga ( _el. Πάργα, _sq. Pargë), is a town and a municipality located in the northwestern part of Preveza in northwestern Greece being surrounded entirely by the prefecture of Thesprotia and is the only municipality in Greece that is surrounded by another prefecture. It is on a road linking Anthousa and GR-19. It is located about 40 km S of Igoumenitsa, SW of Ioannina, 65 km NW of Preveza, 90 km W of Arta and about 50 km NW of Vonitsa and about 60 km NE of Lefkada. The settlement dates back to ancient times and was called Ypargos.

Communities

*Agia (westernmost place in the prefecture)
*Agia Kyriaki
*Anthousa
*Parga
*Trikorfo

Nearest places

*Anthousa, W
*Livadari, N
*Agia Kyriaki, E

Historical population

Parga has a school, a lyceum, a gymnasium, a church, a post office, banks, a port situated in the central part which ferries to, a beach in the central and the eastern part of Parga, taverns and a square ("plateia").

Parga is situated on a hillside with a road linking Anthousa and GR-19. A promontory and a rocky hill with some types of pine trees with tall ones on a top is situated in the west and a small promontory with trees to the east. In Parga's bay, between the town beach and the harbour, there is an islet on which is a chapel and jetty, the island can be easily visited by swimming the short distance from the town beach. Lake Kalodiki is situated to the east and is like a pond which is used for frogs.

Parga is surrounded by mountainous countryside, which is rocky and bushy in the east while it is forested and grassy to the northwest.

A view of Paxoi and parts of southern Corfu can be seen and sometimes Lefkada as well.

In 1570, a Venetian fortress was established on the rocky headland to the north of the town, which separates Parga's bay and harbour from the long sandy crescent shaped Valtos beach, there are excellent views of both bays from the now ruined fortress. There are daily tourists from the island of Corfu and to Paxoi.

In modern times, it was home to a minority of Cham Albanians until 1944, when they were expelled for collaborating with Nazi forces. [James Pettifer and Miranda Vickers [http://http://209.85.135.104/search?q=cache:pviZMX8bAMYJ:www.da.mod.uk/colleges/arag/document-listings/balkan/07(01)MV.pdf+THE+CHALLENGE+TO+PRESERVE+THE+CHAM+HERITAGE&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=3] ]

Transportation

The town of Parga is linked with direct suburban buses (KTEL) to other Greek cities or towns such Igoumenitsa, Preveza and Athens. There are also non-direct connections to Thessaloniki and Ioannina, although during summer there is a direct bus to Ioannina. The closest airports to Parga are these of Aktion/Preveza (75 km) with direct flights from/to Athens, Thessaloniki and some Greek Islands and charters from abroad, of Ioannina (120 km) with direct flights from/to Athens, and Corfu's (49 km + car-ferry from Igoumenitsa) with direct flights from/to Athens, Thessaloniki, Europe and Greek Islands. In Parga there also cab that can be used so as to move at the local beaches and places of interest.

ee also

*List of communities of Preveza
* [http://www.ooopa.gr/parga/index.html Apartments/rooms] (in Greek/English)

People from Parga

* Pargali Ibrahim Pasha, one of the most notable grand viziers of the Ottoman Empire

Reference

External links

* [http://www.parga.gr municipality of parga]
* [http://www.parga.org Parga Tourist anf Travel Guide]
* [http://avli.ooopa.gr/ Villa Avli apartments
* [http://www.pargainfo.gr tourist guide]

North: Margariti
West: Ionian Sea
PargaEast: Fanari?
South: Ionian Sea

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