Greek Islands

  • Salamis Island

    Greek Islands, Salamis July 27, 2011 at 3:39 pm 0 comments

    Salamis, is the largest Greek island in the Saronic Gulf, about 1 nautical mile (2 km) off-coast from Piraeus and about 16 km west of Athens. The chief city, Salamina (city), lies in the west-facing core of the crescent on Salamis Bay, which opens into the Saronic Gulf. The island’s […]

     
  • Hydra Island

    Greek Islands, Hydra July 27, 2011 at 3:31 pm 0 comments

    Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. It is separated from the Peloponnese by narrow strip of water. In ancient times, the island was known as Hydrea, which was a reference to the springs on […]

     
  • Tilos Island

    Greek Islands, Tilos July 27, 2011 at 3:03 pm 0 comments

    Tílos is a small Greek island and municipality located in the Aegean Sea. It is part of the Dodecanese group of islands, and lies midway between Kos and Rhodes. It has a population of 533 inhabitants (2001 census). Along with the uninhabited offshore islets of Antitilos and Gaidaros, it forms […]

     
  • Mathraki Island

    Greek Islands, Mathraki July 27, 2011 at 2:53 pm 0 comments

    Mathraki is an island and a former community of the Ionian Islands, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Corfu, of which it is a municipal unit. Population 297 (2001). Mathraki is a 45 minute boat ride off the coast of Corfu (4 NM […]

     
  • Leipsoi Islands

    Greek Islands, Leipsoi July 27, 2011 at 2:49 pm 0 comments

    Leipsoi is an island south of Samos and to the north of Leros in Greece. It is well serviced with ferries passing between Patmos and Leros and on the main route for ferries from Piraeus. Lipsi or Lipsous is a small group of islets at the northern part of the […]

     
  • Koufonisia Islands

    Greek Islands, Koufonisia July 27, 2011 at 2:34 pm 0 comments

    Koufonisia is a former community in the Cyclades, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Naxos and Lesser Cyclades, of which it is a municipal unit. Koufonisia consists of three main islands, Kato (Lower) and Pano (Upper) Koufonisi, and Keros, that belong to the […]

     
  • Keros Island

    Greek Islands, Keros July 27, 2011 at 2:22 pm 0 comments

    Keros is an uninhabited Greek island in the Cyclades about 10 km (6 mi) southeast of Naxos. Administratively it is part of the community of Koufonisi. It has an area of 15 km2 (6 sq mi) and its highest point is 432 metres (1,417 ft). It was an important site […]

     
  • Irakleia Island

    Greek Islands, Irakleia July 27, 2011 at 2:17 pm 0 comments

    Irakleia is an island and a former community in the Cyclades, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Naxos and Lesser Cyclades, of which it is a municipal unit. Its population was officially 151 inhabitants at the 2001 census, and its land area 17.795 […]

     
  • Ereikoussa Island

    Ereikoussa, Greek Islands July 27, 2011 at 2:07 pm 0 comments

    Ereikoussa is an island and a former community of the Ionian Islands, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Corfu, of which it is a municipal unit. It is located off the northwestern coast of the island of Corfu, and is almost equidistant from […]

     
  • Donousa Island

    Donousa, Greek Islands July 26, 2011 at 9:24 pm 0 comments

    Donousa is an island and a former community in the Cyclades, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Naxos and Lesser Cyclades, of which it is a municipal unit. Donousa is the easternmost island of the Lesser Cyclades. The island has a land area […]