Grandes (islands)

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Grandes
Γκράντες
Paleokastro Elasa Grandes.jpg
Minoan site of Roussolakkos near Paleokastro. The islands of Elasa (left) and Grandes (right) in the distance.
Grandes (islands) is located in Greece
Grandes (islands)
Geography
Coordinates 35°12′22″N 26°17′53″E / 35.206°N 26.298°E / 35.206; 26.298Coordinates: 35°12′22″N 26°17′53″E / 35.206°N 26.298°E / 35.206; 26.298
Archipelago Cretan Islands
Total islands 3
Area 0.302 km2 (0.117 sq mi)
Country
Greece
Region Crete
Regional unit Lasithi

Grandes (Greek: Γκράντες) is a group of three small islands off the east coast of Crete. Administratively it comes within the Itanos municipality in Lasithi. Grandes can be seen from the Minoan site of Roussolakkos near Palekastro as can the island of Elasa.