Naxos and Lesser Cyclades

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Naxos and Lesser Cyclades
Νάξος και Μικρές Κυκλάδες
2010 Dimos Naxou ke Mikron Kykladon.svg
Naxos and Lesser Cyclades is located in Greece
Naxos and Lesser Cyclades
Naxos and Lesser Cyclades
Coordinates: 37°6′N 25°22′E / 37.100°N 25.367°E / 37.100; 25.367Coordinates: 37°6′N 25°22′E / 37.100°N 25.367°E / 37.100; 25.367
Country Greece
Administrative region South Aegean
Regional unit Naxos
 • Municipality 495.9 km2 (191.5 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 18,864
 • Municipality density 38/km2 (99/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Naxos and Lesser Cyclades (Greek: Νάξος και Μικρές Κυκλάδες) is a municipality in the Naxos regional unit, South Aegean region, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Naxos (city).[2] The municipality consists of the Cycladic island of Naxos and the islands of the Lesser Cyclades: Donousa, Irakleia, Koufonisia, Schoinoussa and several smaller islands. The municipality has an area of 495.867 km2.[3]


The municipality Naxos and Lesser Cyclades was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 6 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.