Lake of Kaiafa

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Address: 
Kaiafas-Zacharo
Latitude: 
37.510943
Longitude: 
21.606970
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Vast beaches with ammothines, natural lake, coastal forest of pines, thermal baths and caves are some of the elements that make up the landscape of the region of kaiafa. The eponymous Lake probably was formed in the 6th century from strong earthquakes that hit the region.

Today it has a length of about 4 km. , width 0.5 km. and covers an area of approximately 2000 acres, while the depth is greater than 2 m. Communicating with the sea through a small channel and is a wonderful farm with production at mullets, bream and eels. It is a living wetland that hosts different types of fish, terrapins, water snakes and many migratory birds during the winter. In the Lake there is the islamd of Saint Catherine with the homonymous Church.

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