Lemnos

Lemnos or Limnos (Greek: Λήμνος; Ancient Greek: Λῆμνος) is a Greek island in the northern part of the Aegean Sea. Administratively the island forms a separate municipality within the Lemnos regional unit, which is part of the North Aegean region. The principal town of the island and seat of the municipality is Myrina.[2] At 477.583 square kilometres (184.396 sq mi),[3] it is the 8th-largest island of Greece.

Lemnos
Λήμνος
Panorama of Myrina
Lemnos
Location within the region
Coordinates: 39°55′N 25°15′E
CountryGreece
Administrative regionNorth Aegean
Regional unitLemnos
Area
  Municipality477.6 km2 (184.4 sq mi)
Highest elevation
470 m (1,540 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
  Municipality
16,992
  Municipality density36/km2 (92/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
81400
Area code(s)22540
Vehicle registrationMH, MY
Websitewww.limnos.gr