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The inhabited small island of Nisida Skiauos (local name Skiáthos - Σκιάθος) is part of (the island group) Sporades and is located in the country of Greece, Southern Europe. The distance to the mainland is about 3.8 km. The surface-area of the island is 47.5 km2 and is therefore 0.125 x times greater than the island of Isle of Wight. The island lies in the Aegean Sea and the total coastal length is about 42.5 km and the dimensions of the island are approximately 11 km by 8 km (maximum width). The island is Southwest - Northeast oriented. The highest point is 433 meter and is named Stavros - Karafiltzanaka. The coordinates (latitude, longitude) of the island (center) for GPS are 39.17 (39°10'3.1872), 23.45 (23°27'9.6228).


The population is 6160 and the population density is thus on 123 inhabitants per square kilometer (compared Isle of Wight 364 inhabitants / km²). The capital of the island is Skiathos (located in the South-southeast of the island). Other places on the island are: Koukounaries, ?anemos, Kalyvia, Troulos. The island is located in the Center of the country Greece. It is located in the administrative unit Region Peloponnese (local administrative level-name Periféreia - περιοχή ), in the Regional unit Magnesia (local administrative level-name Nomos - Πειραιάς).
Note: The information described below is partly subject to change. The island is directly accessible from Western Europe by plane. An international airport is present on the island. The island is accessible by car (by means of ferry or bridge). The distance from Western-Europe (The Netherlands) is about 2618 km. There is a ferry connection for cars to the mainland. For pedestrians, there is a ferry connection to the mainland also. There are ferry connections with car to other (neighboring) island (s). There are also (seasonal) ferry connections for pedestrians (-cyclists) with other (neighboring) island(s). Far as is known, there are good cycling opportunities on the island.



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