Extreme points of Greece

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


Entire Greece[edit]


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:

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