Photographer's Note

Zagori is a region in the Pindus mountains in Epirus, in northwestern Greece. It has an area of some 1,000 square kilometers contains 45 villages known as Zagoria (or Zagorohoria), and is in the shape of an upturned equilateral triangle. The southern vertex of the triangle is the provincial capital, Ioannina, the south-southwest side is formed by mount Mitsikeli (1,810m), and the Aoos river and Mt Tymfi constitute the northern side, and the east-southeast side runs along the Varda river to Mt Mavrovouni (2,100m) near Metsovo. According to the most recent figures, the population of the area is about 5,000, which gives a population density of 5 inhabitants per square kilometer, compared to an average of 73.8 inhabitants per square kilometer for Greece as a whole.

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