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Europe is one of the five inhabited traditional continents of the Earth. Physically and geologically, Europe is the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, west of Asia. Europe is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and to the southeast by the waterways adjoining the Mediterranean to and including the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains. On the east, Europe is divided from Asia by the water divide of the Ural Mountains and by the Caspian Sea. Europe is the world's second-smallest continent in terms of area and third-largest continent after Asia and Africa in population.
Antirrio is a community lying in a cape which has its closest distance to the Peloponnese in which the Rio-Antirio bridge can now access to the Peloponnese since August 2004 in the prefecture of Aitoloacarnania and is also a municipality. It is not the southernmost point in the prefecture. The name is a combination of Anti and Rio. Distance from the Peloponnese is 2.4 kilometers from mainland Greece and Rio is West North West, other distances from the Peloponnese are Patras about 10 kilometers, about 209 kilometers of Athens. The cape forms the Strait of Rio-Antirio, Strait of Rhium in ancient times, which separates the Gulf of Patras in the west and the Gulf of Corinth in the east.
The community has a school, a gymnasium, a church, a post office, a beach, and square residential houses are lined up with the highway and the shoreline. The area is surrounded by farmland in the north and northeast and forests in the northwest. It was not the only harbor carrying vehicles in the area. Ferry services was almost eliminated when the new Rio-Antirio bridge opened. It was reduced to mainly vehicles that are not allowed on the bridge.

A city known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, cooperative people and luxurious hotels and cottages, Antirrio is one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers.

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