Soufli, my home town
Soufli (approx. 5.000 inhabitants), is situated on the greek-turkish border (coordinates 41° 11' 31" N, 26° 17' 58" E). The town was founded by refugees, as many other towns all over Greece, by the end of the 18th century when the Balkans were under Ottoman domination. Unforunately, there hasn't been preserved a "city center" from those times, but only several buildings (some of them are presented in my homepage) scattered through the town. Most of them have been restored and nowadays are open to the public for several activities. For example, the Old Custom House, which was erected in 1905 by French architects to be used as a Custom House for goods exported to France, houses the Municipal Library.