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 = [http://www.iraklia.gr www.iraklia.gr]

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.

References

External links

* [http://www.iraklia.gr Official website] en el icon


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Irakleia — (Ηράκλεια) may refer to several places in Greece:*Irakleia, Arta, a municipality in Arta Prefecture *Irakleia, Elis, a village in Elis, part of Olympia, Greece *Irakleia, Cyclades, an island in the Cyclades *Irakleia, Serres, a municipality in… …   Wikipedia

  • Cyclades — For the computer network, see CYCLADES. Cyclades Νομός Κυκλάδων   Former prefecture   Location of Cy …   Wikipedia

  • Naxos and Lesser Cyclades — Νάξος Μικρές Κυκλάδες Location …   Wikipedia

  • History of the Cyclades — The Cyclades (Greek: Κυκλάδες / Kykládes ) are Greek islands located in the southern part of the Aegean Sea. The archipelago contains some 2,200 islands, islets and rocks; just 33 islands are inhabited. For the ancients, they formed a circle… …   Wikipedia

  • List of municipalities and communities in Greece — This is an alphabetical list of municipalities and communities in Greece. For an ordered list of cities with population over 30,000 see List of cities in Greece. A B C D E F G H I K L M N O P R S T V X Y Z See also A Name Greek name Prefecture A …   Wikipedia

  • Ираклия (остров) — Ираклия Координаты: Координаты: 36°50′00″ …   Википедия

  • Donoussa — Donousa Δονούσα Location …   Wikipedia

  • Despotiko — Δεσποτικό Geography Coordinates: 36°58′N 24°59′E /  …   Wikipedia

  • Naxos — For other uses, see Naxos (disambiguation). Naxos Νάξος The city of Naxos Geography …   Wikipedia

  • Kea (island) — Ceos redirects here. For the management occupation, see CEOs. Keos redirects here. For the radio station, see KEOS. Kea Κέα Kea Island …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.