Skantzoura

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Skantzoura
Native name:
Σκάντζουρα
Skantzoura from space.jpg
Skantzoura is located in Greece
Skantzoura
Skantzoura
Geography
Coordinates39°05′N 24°07′E / 39.08°N 24.11°E / 39.08; 24.11Coordinates: 39°05′N 24°07′E / 39.08°N 24.11°E / 39.08; 24.11
ArchipelagoSporades
Highest elevation107 m (351 ft)
Administration
Greece
RegionThessaly
Regional unitSporades
MunicipalityAlonnisos
Demographics
Population0 (2011)

Skantzoura (Greek: Σκάντζουρα) is an island in the Sporades archipelago, Greek. The island is located 18 km (11 mi) southeast of the larger island of Alonnisos (to which it belongs administratively) and 31 km (19 mi) northwest of the island Skyros. As of 2011, it had no resident population.[1] Skantzoura is in Zone B of the Alonnisos Marine Park.

Anciently, the island was called Scandira or Skandeira (Ancient Greek: Σκανδείρα)[2] and Scandila.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (xls 2,7 MB) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.
  2. ^ Lund University. Digital Atlas of the Roman Empire.
  3. ^ Pliny. Naturalis Historia. 4.12.23.
  4. ^ Pomponius Mela. De situ orbis. 2.7.8.

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