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Kastoria Lake | 10 Million Years Old?

Updated: Apr 17

Kastoria (or Orestiada) Lake is a 10 million years old lake of West Macedonia, covering an area of 30 square kilometers at an altitude of 650 meters, with a depth between nine and ten meters.

Photo by: iStock.com | HaiGala


The lake, which is divided in two parts by Kastoria peninsula, is supplied by nine small rivers and it drains into the river Aliakmonas.


Attractions of the lake are the 11th century byzantine monastery Panagia Mavriotissa and the Prehistoric Settlement Dispilio.


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