Kerkyra is a city in Greece located on the east coast of the island of Corfu (Kerkyra). The administrative center of the community of Kerkyra, the peripheral unit of Kerkyra and the periphery of the Ionian Islands. The population of the city is 25,000 inhabitants. The most notable buildings of the city are the fortresses of Paleo Frurio (XII-XVI centuries) and Neo Frurio (XVII century), in connection with which the city was often called Kastropolis during the Middle Ages. Kerkyra is the seat of several consular offices of foreign countries and the spiritual and administrative center of the Orthodox metropolis of the Kerkyra, Pax and Diapontic islands, as well as the Catholic archdiocese of Corfu, Zante and Kefalonia.