Angistri

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Angistri
Αγκίστρι
Beach of Skala
Beach of Skala
Location
Angistri is located in Greece
Angistri
Angistri
Coordinates 37°42′N 23°20′E / 37.700°N 23.333°E / 37.700; 23.333Coordinates: 37°42′N 23°20′E / 37.700°N 23.333°E / 37.700; 23.333
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Attica
Regional unit: Islands
Mayor: Ioannis Athanasiou  (independent)
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipality
 - Population: 1,142
 - Area: 13.37 km2 (5 sq mi)
 - Density: 85 /km2 (221 /sq mi)
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Postal code: 180 10
Telephone: 22970
Auto: Z
Website
www.agistri.gr

Angistri, also Agistri or Agkistri (Greek: Αγκίστρι, English: "fishing hook"), is a small island and municipality in the Saronic Gulf in the Islands regional unit, Greece.

Settlements[edit]

Flag of Angistri

There are only three settlements on Angistri - Milos (Megalochori), Skala and Limenaria. Milos (pop. 566) is the main village where the majority of the Greek population of the island lives. Skala (pop. 448) is a twenty-minute walk from Milos along the coastal road. Skala is where most of the tourist facilities and hotels are. Limenaria (pop. 128) is a very small village on the other side of the island with very little tourism. The island's population is 1,142 inhabitants according to the 2011 Greek census. Its land area is 13.367 km2 (5.161 sq mi).

Geography[edit]

Angistri is a pine-covered island in the Saronic Islands group.

Angistri is very close to the larger Saronic island of Aegina. The island can be reached from Aegina 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 hour's boat ride from the large Athenian port of Piraeus.

Gallery[edit]

Skala beach
Agistri

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