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Physical characteristics - Location

Coordinates: long: 26.24220 lat : 39.17008
Coordinates (gr,min,sec): long: 26°14'31.9344 lat : 39°10'12.2916
Surface area: 1642.3 km2 (4.325 x Isle of Wight)
Length coastline: 352 km
Average height: 219 metre
Length island: 71 km
Maximum width island (estimate): 42 km
Name : Olympos (968 metre)
Orientation island: West-northwest - East-southeast

Demographic data island

Habited: Yes
Number of inhabitants: 90643
Population density: 55.51 inh/km2
Important places (direction): Mithymna (N), Sigri (W), Skala Eresou (WZW), Kalloni (C), Vatera (Z), Mytilini (OZO)

Naming - Location

Local native name: Λέσβος
Archipelago (island group): North Aegean
Neighboring islands
(Island hopping):
1) Chios 46.7 km SouthSouthWest
2) Psara 63.5 km SouthSouthWest
3) Limnos 71.9 km NorthWest
4) Agios Efstratios 75.4 km WestNorthWest
5) Skyros 108.1 km WestSouthWest
6) Samothraki 122.7 km NorthNorthWest
7) Samos 129.9 km South
8) Ikaria 141 km South
9) Fournoi 145.1 km South
10) Kyra Panagia 150.5 km West
11) Euboea 157 km WestSouthWest
12) Andros 159.1 km SouthWest
13) Alonnisos 159.9 km West
14) Tinos 174 km SouthSouthWest
15) Thasos 174.6 km NorthWest
16) Patmos 175.9 km South
17) Skopelos 176.6 km West
18) Nisida Mykonos 180.5 km SouthSouthWest
19) Leros 197.7 km South
20) Syros 199 km SouthSouthWest
21) Nisida Skiauos 200.3 km West
22) Naxos 207.6 km SouthSouthWest
23) Kea 209 km SouthWest
24) Kalymnos 212.4 km South
25) Paros 220 km SouthSouthWest
Country: Greece
Location in Country: East-northeast
Name Periféreia - περιοχή : Region North Aegean
Name Nomos - Πειραιάς: Regional unit Lesbos
Main place: Mytilini
Places portal2europe
(sister website):
Andissa (Central)
Ayiassos (East)
Eressos (Central)
Kalloni (EastNorthEast)
Klio (NorthEast)
Mithimna (NorthNorthEast)
Plomarion (EastSouthEast)
Polikhnitos (SouthEast)

Location Main place: East
Sea: Aegean Sea
Distance to main land: 9.1 km
Nearest Country: Turkey
Type Rock outcrop: vulcanic
island-Type: island in sea


Topographic islandmap Lesbos

Lesbos map

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Height map of Lesbos

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Weather at Lesbos

The weather type in Lesbosovercast cloudsweericoon
Current temperature: 13 degrees Celcius
Precipitation last 3 hours: No precipitation
Wind: 2.27 meter per second (Wind force - bft 2)
Winddirection: East
Atmospheric pressure: 1014 mb
Humidity: 74 %
Daylength at 30 November 2022:9 hour and 39 minutes
Sunrise: 06:14 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset: 15:53 Europe/Amsterdam
Weather-page: Lesbos

Climate: Temperature and Precipitation



Transport on your island-holiday

Directly accessible from Western Europe (The Netherlands) by plane: Yes
International airport present : Yes
Accessible by car: Yes
Distance from Western Europe (The Netherlands) (rough estimate): 2818 km
Ferry connection - Car - Car - with mainland: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with mainland: Yes
Ferry - Car - connect with another island - Island hopping: Yes
Boat Connection - pedestrian - with another island: Yes
Bicycle facilities: Yes

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