Arta, Gulf of
Inlet of the Ionian Sea, western Greece. It is 25 mi (40 km) long and 4–10 mi (6–16 km) wide. On its shores are the ruins of several cities important in ancient Greece. The seaport of Preveza, founded 290 BC, is to the north; the Battle of Actium took place near the gulf's entrance.
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