Post Tagged with: "Greek island"

  • Kythnos Island

    Greek Islands, Kythnos July 25, 2011 at 4:10 pm 0 comments

    Kythnos is a Greek island and municipality in the Western Cyclades between Kea and Serifos. It is 56 nautical miles (104 km) from the harbor of Piraeus. Kythnos is 100 km2 (39 sq mi) in area and has a coastline of about 100 km (62 mi). It has more than […]

  • Karpathos Island

    Greek Islands, Karpathos July 25, 2011 at 4:05 pm 0 comments

    Karpathos is the second largest of the Greek Dodecanese islands, in the southeastern Aegean Sea. Together with the neighboring smaller Saria Island it forms the municipality Karpathos, which is part of the Karpathos peripheral unit. From its remote position Karpathos has preserved many peculiarities of dress, customs and dialect, the […]

  • Nisyros Island

    Greek Islands, Nisyros July 25, 2011 at 3:45 pm 1 comment

    Nisyros is a volcanic Greek island and municipality located in the Aegean Sea. It is part of the Dodecanese group of islands, situated between the islands of Kos and Tilos. Its shape is approximately round, with a diameter of about 8 km (5 mi), and an area of 41.6 km2 […]

  • Folegandros Island

    Folegandros, Greek Islands July 25, 2011 at 3:40 pm 0 comments

    Folegandros is a small Greek island in the Aegean Sea which, together with Sikinos, Ios, Anafi and Santorini, forms the southern part of the Cyclades. Its surface area is about 32 square kilometres (12 square miles) and it has 667 inhabitants. It has three small villages, Chora, Karavostasis, and Ano […]

  • Icaria Island

    Greek Islands, Icaria July 25, 2011 at 3:36 pm 0 comments

    Ikaria, also spelled Icaria is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, 10 nautical miles (19 km) southwest of Samos. It derived its name from Icarus, the son of Daedalus in Greek mythology, who fell into the sea nearby. Administratively the island forms a separate municipality within the Ikaria peripheral […]

  • Ithaca Island

    Greek Islands, Ithaca July 25, 2011 at 3:26 pm 0 comments

    Ithaca or Ithaka is an island located in the Ionian Sea, in Greece, with an area of 45 square miles (120 km2) and a little more than three thousand inhabitants. It is also a separate peripheral unit of the Ionian Islands Periphery, and the only municipality of the peripheral unit. […]

  • Lemnos Island

    Greek Islands, Lemnos July 25, 2011 at 3:22 pm 0 comments

    Lemnos is an island of Greece in the northern part of the Aegean Sea. Administratively the island forms a separate municipality within the Lemnos peripheral unit, which is part of the North Aegean Periphery. The principal town of the island and seat of the municipality is Myrina. At 477 kmĀ², […]

  • Samothrace Island

    Greek Islands, Samothrace July 25, 2011 at 3:13 pm 0 comments

    Samothrace is a Greek island in the northern Aegean Sea. It is a self-governing municipality within the Evros peripheral unit of Thrace. The island is 17 km (11 mi) long and is 178 km2 (69 sq mi) in size and has a population of 2,723 (2001 census). Its main industries […]

  • Ios Island

    Greek Islands, Ios July 25, 2011 at 3:08 pm 0 comments

    Ios is a Greek island in the Cyclades group in the Aegean Sea. Ios is a hilly island with cliffs down to the sea on most sides, situated halfway between Naxos and Santorini. It is about 18 km (11 mi) long and 10 km (6 mi) wide, with an area […]

  • Kefalonia Island

    Greek Islands, Kefalonia July 25, 2011 at 2:55 pm 0 comments

    The island of Kefalonia, usually known in English as Cephalonia and also known as Cephallenia, Cephallonia, Kefallinia, or Kefallonia, is the largest of the Ionian Islands in western Greece, with an area of 781 square kilometres (302 sq mi). It is also a separate peripheral unit of the Ionian Islands […]