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A Lighthouse of GreeceI

GR 39 Akra Navarinou
latitude 36° 54' 23.8" N
longitude 21° 40' 22.4" E

The modern Pilos (or Navarino, locally called Neokastro) is the capital of the eparkhia ("eparchy") of Pylia in the nomos (department) of Messenia, Greece, on the southern headland of the Ormos (bay) Navarinou, a deepwater shipping channel on the southwest coast of the Peloponnese. The smaller island of Pilos to the south has a lighthouse and a monument to French sailors who fell at the Battle of Navarino (1827). ARLHS # GRE-175

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