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Kleisoura, Kastoria

Kleisoura is located in Greece
Country Greece
Administrative region West Macedonia
Regional unit Kastoria
Municipality Kastoria
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 576
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration KT

Kleisoura (Greek: Κλεισούρα, also Βλαχοκλεισούρα, Vlachokleisoúra; Aromanian: Klisoura) is a traditionally Aromanian (Vlach) settlement and a former municipality in Kastoria regional unit, West Macedonia, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform, it is part of the municipality of Kastoria, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 576 (2001). On 5 May 1944, the German occupation forces executed 216 inhabitants.

Prominent people

Army General Constantine Lianis (Κωνσταντίνος Λιάνης), a war hero, and one of the founders of the Greek secret services (KYP), originated from Kleisoura. His daughter is Dimitra Liani (Δήμητρα Λιάνη), who became first the lover, and then the third and last wife of Prime Minister Andreas Papandreou.

Petar Lupa, Yugoslav actor Ko to tamo peva


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  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
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