Iraklia is the southern most island of the eastern small Cyclades.
Its small population is occupied with fishing, the cultivation of the earth, and
livestock. One road only links the two settlements of Ai Giorgi (St. George),
the port, and Panagia (our Lady), the town (Chora). The road and the footpath
that run through the middle of the island lead to the only sand beaches, the cave
of Ai Yhiannis (St. John), one of the most beautiful caves in Hellas, as well
as the Castro of Irakli (Hercoules).
This extract is cited May 2003 from the Iraklia
Association of Tourist Enterprises tourist pamphlet.