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Coordinates: 39°23′N 24°10′E / 39.383°N 24.167°E / 39.383; 24.167
Island Chain: Sporades
Total Isles: 3
Highest Mountain: Mt. Vouni (177 m (581 ft))
Greece Greece
Periphery: Thessaly
Prefecture: Magnesia
Capital: Uninhabited
Population: 0 (as of 2001)
Postal Code: 370 05
Area Code: 24240
License Code: BO

Gioura (Greek: Γιούρα) is a Greek island and an abandoned settlement in the eastern part of the Sporades. It is administratively part of the municipality of Alonissos. The island name dates back to the ancient times as Gerontia. The name was later altered to Gioura. The island also features a Neolithic settlement. The 1991 census read one inhabitant making it the smallest municipal district in Greece in population. The tiny settlement became abandoned in the mid to late-1990s and now has nothing.

Nearest islands and islets

Its nearest islands and islets are Pelagos to the west, Psathoura to the north and Piperi to the east.


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Coordinates: 39°23′N 24°10′E / 39.383°N 24.167°E / 39.383; 24.167



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