Pythagoreion

Local nameΠυθαγόρειο
LocationDecentralized Administration of the Aegean, Greece

Pythagoreio is a small town and former municipality on the island of Samos, North Aegean, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform, it is part of the municipality Samos, of which it is a municipal unit. Population 7,996. It is the largest municipal unit in land area on Samos, at 164.662 km2. It shares the island with the municipal units of Vathy, Karlovasi, and Marathokampos. The archaeological remains in the town, known collectively as Pythagoreion, has designated a joint UNESCO World Heritage Site with nearby Heraion.The seat of the municipality was the town of Pythagorio, formerly known as Tigani. The town was renamed in 1955 to honour the locally born mathematician and philosopher Pythagoras. The port of the town is considered to be the oldest man-made port of the Mediterranean Sea.

Tags Archaeological Site
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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pythagoreio

Address Πυθαγορείου-Χώρας, 83103, Greece

Coordinates 37°41'26.635" N 26°55'54.239" E

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