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Pelekanos (Greek: Πελεκάνος , formerly Πέλκα - Pelka) is a small village in the municipality Voio, West Macedonia periphery, Greece. With a population of 527 as of 2001, it is set at the foothills (760m) of Mount Askio. The Byzantine historian Procopius mentions the location as the Justinian I's fortress of "Pelekon". Ruins of the fortress can be found in the surrounding area to this day. It is known for its red wine production and also as the filming location of Ouranos, an anti-war movie of 1962. After World War II, most of its residents emigrated to America and Australia.

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