The place was modernized about a generation ago by Zia Pasha, the poet, when governor, and is now an unusually well built Turkish town with good bazaar and khans and a fine clock-tower.
Naxos, the largest and most fertile island of the group, contains the highest mountain in the Cyclades (Zia, 3290 ft.); the island annually exports upwards of 2000 tons of emery, a state monopoly the proceeds of which are now hypothecated to the foreign debt.
On the Fahrenheit scale the points are respectively 3 2Ã‚° and Zia Ã‚°; on the Centigrade scale they are oÃ‚° and rooÃ‚°; and on the Reaumur they are oÃ‚° and 80Ã‚°.
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