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Greece sees exodus from city to country life

The election in Greece on Sunday will be dominated by the country's financial crisis, which has driven up unemployment to record levels and sent a third of Greeks below the poverty line.

One knock-on effect is a growing exodus of people from cities to rural areas, as they search for a new life they can afford.

The BBC's Mark Lowen is travelling around the country in the run-up to the election and sent this report from the northwest region of Epirus.

  • 11 Jun 2012
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