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Strongyli Kastellorizou
Στρογγυλή Μεγίστης
The Islet of Strongili seen from Northeast
The Islet of Strongili seen from Northeast
Geography
Kastelorizo.svg
Island Chain: Dodecanese
Total Isles: 1
Area: .9 km² (0 sq.mi.)
Government
Greece Greece
Periphery: South Aegean
Prefecture: Dodecanese
Capital: Uninhabited
Statistics
Population: 9 (as of 2001)
Density: 10 /km² (26 /sq.mi.)
Postal Code: 851 11
Area Code: 22460
License Code: ΚΧ, ΡΟ, PK

Strongyli Kastellorizou (Greek: Στρογγυλή Μεγίστης), also called Strongili or Ipsili, is a Greek islet which lies in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, about five nautical miles south-east of the island of Kastelorizo. The island is about 1.5 km long, and up to 700 m wide. It covers an area of about 0.9 km2. It is rather flat and covered with macchia. The islet has no residents but a small military base.

Strongyli is the easternmost Greek Territory. Administratively it is part of the Municipality of Megisti. The 2001 Greek census showed a population of nine inhabitants. It has a lighthouse, which has the characteristic of being the easternmost building in Greece. The Turkish name for the island is Çam Adası.

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Coordinates: 36°06′55″N 29°38′04″E / 36.1153°N 29.6344°E / 36.1153; 29.6344

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Stroggyli Kastellorizou
Στρογγυλή Μεγίστης
Geography
Island Chain:Dodecanese
Total Isles:1
Area:[1].9 km² (0 sq.mi.)
Government
Greece
Periphery:South Aegean
Prefecture:Dodecanese
Capital:Uninhabited
Statistics
Population:9 (as of 2001)
Density:10 /km² (26 /sq.mi.)
Postal Code:851 11
Area Code:22460
License Code:ΚΧ, ΡΟ, PK

Stroggyli Kastellorizou (Greek: Στρογγυλή Μεγίστης), also called Strongili or Ipsili, is a Greek islet which lies in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, about five nautical miles south-east of the island of Kastelorizo. The island is about 1.5 km long, and up to 700 m wide. It covers an area of about 0.9 km2. It is rather flat and covered with macchia.

Stroggyli is the easternmost Greek Territory. Administratively it is part of the Municipality of Megisti. The 2001 Greek census showed a population of nine inhabitants. It has a lighthouse, which has the characteristic of being the easternmost building in Greece. The Turkish name for the island is Çam Adası.

See also

References

  1. "Basic Characteristics". Ministry of the Interior. www.ypes.gr. http://www.ypes.gr/topiki.htm. Retrieved on 2007-08-07. 

External links

Coordinates: 36°06′55″N 29°38′04″E / 36.1153°N 29.6344°E / 36.1153; 29.6344


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