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Argyrades (Greek: Αργυράδες from argyros silver) is a village in the southern part of the island of Corfu. It was the seat of the municipality of Korissia. Its 2001 population was 1,000 for the village and 2,033 for the municipal district. Argyrades is located south of the city of Corfu and west-northwest of Lefkimmi. Several hills dominate the area and farmlands cover the area. The Korissia Lagoon dominates the west. The Ionian Sea is on both sides and a gulf to the northeast, the 20th parallel east lies a few kilometres to the east.

Argyrades is linked with the GR-25 (Corfu - Lefkimmi) that connects with the central portion of the island.

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Nearest places

Agios Nikolaos, east-southeast
Perivoli, east-southeast
Chlomoi, north-northwest


Argyrades, pop. 988
Agios Georgios, pop. 471
Marathias, pop. 326
Neochoraki, pop. 194

Year Settlement population Municipal district population
1981 - 1,648
1991 820 -
2001 1,000 2,033


Argyrades has a school, a lyceum (middle school), a gymnasium (secondary school), a few churches, a post office, and a square (plateia). The nearest university and hospital are in Corfu.

See also

List of places in the Corfu prefecture

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