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History of Oria

Dec 08 2011 10:15 AM | Guest in Oria

According to the Greek historian Erodoto (484 BC), Oria was founded by a group of Cretan castaways, who chose its height above sea level as a defensive element and named the new city Hyria. Tradition agrees with this version in citing a population wit...

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Tunisians in Oria

Nov 12 2011 04:10 PM | Guest in Oria

Oria, a beautiful town full of history in the province of Brindisi, has become the main place where the immigrants form north Africa are housed after they have arrived in Lampedusa, waiting for a permit. There is a refugee camp on the road for Manduria...

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