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Lake Plastira

Plastira lake also known as Tavropos Reservoir is an artificial lake fed by Megdovas river, is located the city of Karditsa in Thessaly. The lake is named after the Greek general and politician Nikolaos Plastiras, who was the first (in 1925) to visualize the construction of an artificial lake in the area. Today the lake holds up to 400 million cubic meters of fresh water. It is used for irrigation and as a power source of the hydroelectric plant. It is also the main water source to the region. Due to its altitude (one of the highest in Europe) the lake is a popular tourist resort mostly because of its unique landscape.

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