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The Prefecture of Corfu is located on the Heptanese and it is the biggest Prefecture of the Ionian Islands region in terms of population. The extension of its area is 641 square kilometers and it has a population of 107,592 inhabitants. It is constituted by Corfu, the second largest island of the ...
Ionian sea after Cephalonia, and by the small islands Othoni, Mathraki, Erikoosa and the group of the Paxi – Antipaxi islands.

Of all the islands of Greece, the one that lies the closest to Albania and Italy is the Prefecture of Corfu and it is connected by boats to both countries. From a financial perspective, the largest percentage of the inhabitants of Corfu’s Prefecture work in agriculture or in tourism. They mainly cultivate olives, vines, fruit trees, potatoes and citrus fruits. The Prefecture of Corfu has an important animal production as well; bee breeding and bird breeding have also been developed. With regards to industrial production there are olive oil factories, weaving factories, paper mill factories, dairy products factories, industry of pasta and ship yards. However tourism is the Prefecture most important industry and the islands of Corfu have become cosmopolitan travel destinations, famous all over the world.
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