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Agios Georgios (Rio), Greece

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Agios Georgios is Greek for the name Saint George. It is a quarter of the community of Rio, a suburban town north of Patras, Greece. Its area is just a width of about 1 kilometer and by about 100 meters. It has an area of about 1,200 square kilometers. Its neighboring places are Rio along with the highway to the west, Kastritsi to the northeast and it is accessed to the northern part of the Panachaicus, the university and the hospital to the east and the river to the south. It is located 8 km northeast of Patras. The quarter is passed by the old highway. It has a population of about 500 to 800 residents and it lies situated at an elevation of about 20 meters above sea level. This quarter of Rio has a church and a small square. Farming used to dominate the lands east of the community. But when a university and a hospital came over, that part of the land was lost. The interchange with the toll highway is to the north.

In late 3rd to early 4th century of Christian hagiography Saint George was a soldier of the Roman Empire who was venerated as a Christian martyr. Saint George is the most venerated saint in Orthodox Christianity.

Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country in south-eastern Europe, situated on the Balkan Peninsula. Greece lies at the juncture of Europe, Asia, and Africa. As everyone is welcome to the 34 remarkably diverse and exciting countries of the European Travel Commission, where you will open the door to all the treasures Europe has to offer, and eliminate the boundaries between you and the never-ending journey that is Europe, enjoy the experience.

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