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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.
Loutraki is a seaside town located 4 kilometers north-east of Corinth in the Prefecture of Corinthia, Greece. Loutraki is the seat of the municipality Loutraki-Perachora. It is largely a tourist town, and is well-kown in Greece for its vast natural springs. The name itself, Loutraki derives from the Greek word for Spring. Within Greece, Loutraki is also famous for its spring water, which is bottled and sold widely.
In 1847, an announcement in Italy asserting the therapeutic benefits of bathing in the natural thermal spas found in Loutraki caused an influx of settlers in the surrounding areas, thereby creating modern Loutraki. In 1928 Loutraki was completely destroyed by earthquake and rebuilt. A large park was created by reclaimig sea area using the rubble of the fallen houses. Another strong earthquake hit the area in 1981 with less destructive effects.
The mountains dominate the north, northeast and further southeast. A monastery named Osios Patapios is located about 10 kilometers north-west of Loutraki on Geraneia mountain, offering great view of the Isthmos area and Korinthiakos golf.
Loutraki is well known for its Casino means Club Hotel Casino Loutraki, one of the biggest in Europe. The town has schools, lyceums, gymnasia, churches, banks, plenty of hotels and spa facilities. It is connected to Athens and Corinth by bus and train. Loutraki is the kind of town you daydream about. It is a city with endless recreational opportunities, rich history, and modern day luxuries.

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