Mikronisi

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Mikronisi
Μικρονήσι
Mikronisi is located in Greece
Mikronisi
Geography
Coordinates 34°55′39″N 24°48′22″E / 34.9275°N 24.8062°E / 34.9275; 24.8062Coordinates: 34°55′39″N 24°48′22″E / 34.9275°N 24.8062°E / 34.9275; 24.8062
Archipelago Cretan Islands
Country
Greece
Region Crete
Regional unit Heraklion
Demographics
Population 0 (as of 2001)

Mikronisi (Greek: Μικρονήσι, "small island", also known as Agios Pavlos Greek: Άγιος Παύλος, "St Paul") is an islet off the southern coast of the Greek island of Crete in the Libyan Sea. The islet is in a bay between the capes of Lithino and Kefalas, at Kommos, and close to Gortyn which was the ancient capital of Crete. It is administered within Heraklion regional unit.

Group of islets[edit]

Archaeological site of Kommos

There are a group of four islets in the bay including Papadoplaka (to the west), Megalonisi (with the lighthouse), Mikronisi, and Trafos.

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