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About Monolithi Beach .

The 2nd Digital Beach Summit is going to take place at one of the most beautiful beaches in Greece

The innovative gathering is going to take place at the long sandy beach Monolithi, which ranks first on the list of the “Safest Beaches in Europe for a Summer Holiday in 2020”. It's the longest beach in Greece with a total length of 22 km and one of the longest in Europe.

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Monolithi is a long sandy beach, on the west coast of Preveza regional unit, Greece. The total length of the beach is 22 km and it is the longest beach in Greece and one of the longest in Europe.

The name Monolithi comes from Greek roots ``Μόνος`` + ``Λίθος`` = ``single`` + ``stone``, after a projecting rock about ten meters high, that could be seen from the beach until it was destroyed by German and Italian soldiers with mortar fire in 1942. The coastline of the Ionian Sea has a mixed form. The main sandy beach length of Monolithi from Mytikas to Kastrosykia is 22 km. The Ionian coast are wide historical creation that starts from the middle Pleistocene (600,000 years BC).

Monolithi beach extends in a western orientation, 22 km in length, from Komaros cape of Mytikas to the village of Kastrosykia. The width of the sandy beach in winter is about 50–10 meters, and ends in Monolithi protected forest, in Koukos hills. Along the coast of Monolithi one finds the villages Mytikas, Kanali and Kastrosykia. The Pleistocene period has broad course of 10,000 BC to 2,000,000 BC Geologically, the Ionian coast from Preveza to Parga show upward movements, while the east area of Amvrakikos marked slow precipitation which is substituted by the silting of the rivers Arachthos and Louros.

At Agios Georgios of Lygia there are tufts of coral at a depth of 1,5m from the sea on a cohesive conglomerates. The dating of samples from the corals of Lygia, the Jotl 1999, the method U / Th, gave age around 13,000 years BC. In place Rider Kastrosykia at an altitude of 40m identified small size marine sand beaches and age was determined by the method of thermoluminescence at about 124,000 years BC. *source:Wikipedia

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