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List of extreme points of Greece

This is a list of the extreme points of Greece, the points that are farther north, south, east or west than any other location.

Mainland

Entire Greece

Historical

Upon liberation of Greece in 1830, the extreme points of the country were:

  • North: Psathoura island (39.498°N 24.181°E) in the Northern Sporades, NE of Alonnisos
  • South: Eschati (Mermengas) islet in the Cyclades, around 10 miles SW of Santorini
  • East: Amorgos island (36°50′N 25°54′E) and in particular the eastern tip thereof, east of Aegiali village
  • West: Forti islet in the Ionian Sea, in the narrow straits between the island of Lefkas (still under British rule) and the coast of Acarnania province of the Aetolia-Acarnania prefecture, to which it belonged

Upon granting of the Ionian Islands to Greece in 1864 the extreme points of the country were modified as follows:

See also

References

  1. ^ CIA. "Europe::Greece". The World Factbook. CIA. Retrieved 7 October 2016.