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Kastoriá, Greece

Alternate names: Kastoriá [Grk], Kesriye [Turk], Kostur [Serb], Castoria, Kezyre, Kesrie

Region: Greece

  Town District Province Country
Before WWI (c. 1900):   Kesriye Monastir   Ottoman Empire
Between the wars (c. 1930):   Kastoriá Macedonia   Greece
After WWII (c. 1950):   Kastoriá Greece
Today (c. 2000):   Kastoriá Greece
Jewish Population in 1900: 1,600
Notes: Greek: Καστοριά.
In NW Greece, West Macedonia periphery.
Kastoriá, Greece: 40°31' N, 21°16' E
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Nearby Jewish Communities:

  • the JewishGen website for Kastoriá / Kesriye.

Additional information for Kastoriá:

  • JewishGen Sephardic SIG
  • Pinkas HaKehilot, Greece (1998), p. 372: "Kastoria"
  • Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (2001), pp. 601-602: "Kastoria".

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