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Tripoli, Greece

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.
Tripoli is a city in the central part of the Peloponnesos, Greece, and the capital of the prefecture of Arcadia. The municipality is the largest city in the prefecture as well and presently one of the few growing places in Arcadia. The distance from Pyrgos is about 145 kilometers east, 125 kilometers east of Olympia, 144 kilometers south east of Patras and east south east of Kalavryta, 78 kilometers south west of Corinth and about 148  west south west of Athens, west of Argos and Nafplio, north west of Leonidi, north of Sparta, north-north-east of Kalamata, 33 kilometers north east of Megalopoli and north east of Kyparissia, east of Stemnitsa and east south east of Dimitsana. In the Middle Ages, the place was known as Drobolitsa. According to the 2001 census, population was 28,976, area is 119.3 square kilometers, population density is 243 per square kilometers and elevation is 655 meters.

Tripoli experiences a boom with day tourists, owing to the clear air, town character with rich culture, high quality of life and conspicuously original history. The picturesque scenery, the majesty of nature, the slow pace of life, and the welcoming nature of its people also combine to make this region one of the most important tourist attractions in Europe.

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