Angistri


Angistri

Infobox Greek Isles
name = Angistri
native_name = Αγκίστρι
skyline = Beach of Skala.jpg
sky_caption = Skala is one of the few sand beaches on Angistri


coordinates = coord|37|42|N|23|20|E
chain = Saronic Islands
isles =
area = 13.367
highest_mount =
elevation =
periph = Attica
prefect = Piraeus Prefecture
capital = Agistri (town)
population = 920
pop_as_of = 2001
postal = 180 50
telephone = 22980
license = Z
website = [http://www.agistri.gr www.agistri.gr]

Angistri, also Agistri and Ankistri or Agkistri (Greek: αγκίστρι, English: "fishing hook") is a very small island community in the Saronic Gulf in Piraeus Prefecture, Greece. Angistri is a pine-covered island only a few kilometres across.

ettlements

There are only three settlements on Angistri - Milos, Skala and Limenaria. Milos (pop. 461) is the main village where the majority of the Greek population of the island live. Skala (pop. 354) is a twenty minute walk from Milos along the coastal road. Skala is where most of the tourist hotels are. Limenaria (pop. 105) is a very small village on the other side of the island with very little tourism. The island had a population of 920 inhabitants at the 2001 Greek census. Its land area is 13.367 km².

Location

Angistri is very close to the larger Saronic island of Aegina. The island can be reached from here by a number of boats in just ten minutes. These boats include the Angistri Express and a number of small "Water Taxis". The island is also an hours boat ride from the large Athenian port of Piraeus.

References

External links

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


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