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Mitsikeli
Mitsikeli
(Greek: Μιτσικέλι) is a mountain range in the central part of the Pindus
Pindus
mountains, in Epirus, Greece. The mountain is located northeast of Ioannina
Ioannina
and Lake Ioannina. Its highest elevation is 1,810 m.[1] It stretches from near Kalpaki
Kalpaki
in the northwest to the eastern end of Lake Ioannina, a total length of 35 km. The northeastern slopes and the lower northwestern part of Mitsikeli
Mitsikeli
are forested. The nearest mountains are the Tymfi
Tymfi
to the north, the Lygkos to the northeast and the Lakmos
Lakmos
to the east. It is drained by tributaries of the Thyamis
Thyamis
to the northwest, towards Lake Ioannina
Ioannina
to the southwest, by the Voidomatis
Voidomatis
(tributary of the Aoos) to the northeast and by the Arachthos to the southeast. Mitsikeli
Mitsikeli
forms the southwestern border of the Zagori
Zagori
region. Villages in the mountains include Kato Pedina
Kato Pedina
and Asprangeloi in the northwest, Dikorfo and Perivleptos in the central part, and Kryovrysi in the southeast. The Greek National Road 6
Greek National Road 6
( Larissa
Larissa
- Trikala
Trikala
- Ioannina
Ioannina
- Igoumenitsa) passes south of the mountain, the Greek National Road 20 ( Kozani
Kozani
- Konitsa
Konitsa
- Ioannina) is to the west. The famous Perama Cave is to the southwest. There is a telecommunications tower on the summit. References[edit]

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