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Kárpathos

Kárpathos kär´päthôs [key], Ital. Scarpanto, Lat. Carpathus, island (1991 pop. 5,323), c.110 sq mi (280 sq km), SE Greece, in the Aegean Sea, one of the Dodecanese . It is mountainous, rising to c.4,000 ft (1,220 m).

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