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PSARA, Island, NORTH AEGEAN

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Overview

  The island cluster that is northwest of the island of Chios encompasses 7 islets, the largest of which is called Psara. The smaller islets include Antipsara, Kato Nisi, Aye Nikolaki, Daskalio, Prasonisi and Nisopoula. This island cluster is approximately 48 nautical miles north west of the island of Chios.
  Psara, in addition to the 6 islets, exhibits a rocky terrain filled with hills and mountains. The highest mountain on the island is Prophitis Ilias (Ilias the Prophet) that extends 640 meters. This rocky terrain is inadequate for cultivation, thus the 500 inhabitants of the island were forced to turn to maritime activities for income.
  These islands offer peace and tranquility, rest and relaxation to their visitors. There are no cars or motorbikes to disturb the peace and the inhabitants of the island extend their heartfelt warmth and genuine hospitality to visitors.
This extract is cited May 2004 from the Promoting Tourism Prefectural Committee of Chios URL below, which contains image.

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Geographical Data

Postal Code: 82104
Tel +30 22740
Altitude: 528 meters
Longitude: 25o 35' 13.62" E
Latitude: 38o 34' 09.41" N
Located:
10 Nautical miles North-northwest (NNW) of: CHIOS Island, NORTH AEGEAN , GREECE

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