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Vourinos (Greek: Βούρινος) is a mountain range covering the eastern Grevena and southern Kozani regional units in Greece. Its highest elevation is 1,866 metres (6,122 ft).[1] Its length is approximately 30 km (19 mi) from northwest to southeast. It is drained by the river Aliakmonas and its tributaries. There are forests on the northern slopes and the lower areas, the higher elevations are covered with grasslands. The nearest mountain ranges are Askio to the north and Kamvounia to the southeast.

Ο Βούρινος & ο Θόδωρος την ανατολή από τον Ντρισινίκο

The nearest villages are Chromio to the east, Palaiokastro to the northwest and Pontini to the southwest. The nearest larger towns are Grevena to the west and Kozani to the northeast. The Egnatia Odos motorway (Igoumenitsa - Ioannina - Kozani - Thessaloniki - Alexandroupoli) and the Greek National Road 20 (Kozani - Konitsa - Ioannina)) pass along its northern edge.

History

The mountain is known for being one of the two revolutionary outbreaks of the Macedonian Uprising on the spring of 1878, against the Treaty of San Stefano, demanding the union of Ottoman Macedonia with Greece.

References

^ a b Oreivatein.com

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