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Cunda island

In book of Piri Reis' Kitab-ı Bahriye ,written 1513 ,Cunda and the surrounding islands, mentioned as Yunt islands. Greek people call to the island, "Perfumed Island", meaning "Moshinos" .In 1862 first Municipality was named"Moshonisia Municipality .Most of the island’s former Greek population got killed in September 1922 and only few families managed to survive by escaping to Lesbos. Following the Lausanne treaty (1923), it was replaced by Muslims from Crete and Lesbos.

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  • Uploaded on June 2, 2012
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    by Suzen Ivanova
    • Camera: Panasonic DMC-FX100
    • Taken on 2012/05/25 18:11:51
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/320)
    • Focal Length: 6.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/9.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO80
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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