Irakleia, Cyclades

Irakleia, Cyclades

Infobox Greek Isles
name = Irakleia
native_name = Ηρακλειά
skyline = Irakleia Cyclades WW.pngsky_caption = Satellite image of Irakleia. Island at the edge of the image on the right (east) is Schoinoussa, islets on the left (west) are Avelonissia

coordinates = coord|36|50|N|25|27|E
chain = Cyclades
isles =
area = 17.795
highest_mount =
elevation =
periph = South Aegean
prefect = Cyclades
capital = Panagia
population = 151
pop_as_of = 2001
postal = 843 00
telephone = 22870
license = EM
website = []

Irakleia ( _el. Ηρακλειά) is an island and community that belongs to the Cyclades island complex of Greece. Its population was officially 151 inhabitants at the 2001 census, and its land area 17.795 km². It is a small yet beautiful island between the islands of Naxos and Ios. In close proximity to Schoinoussa, Koufonisi, Donoussa, and Keros islands, together they form the Small Cyclades. The port is called Agios Georgios, while the "capital"/chora on the top of the island is called Panagia (Madonna). The biggest caves in the Cyclades are located on Iraklia. Iraklia can be reached by big boats from Athens, Naxos and Paros.


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