Lesbos

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Lesbos

Περιφερειακή ενότητα / Δήμος
Λέσβου
View o Mytilene
View o Mytilene
Lesbos within the North Aegean
Lesbos within the North Aegean
Coordinates: 39°10′N 26°20′E / 39.167°N 26.333°E / 39.167; 26.333Coordinates: 39°10′N 26°20′E / 39.167°N 26.333°E / 39.167; 26.333
KintraGreece
RegionNorth Aegean
CaipitalMytilene
Area
 • Total1,632.8 km2 (630.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Tot86,436
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Lesbian
Time zoneUTC+2
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal codes
81x xx
Aurie codes225x0
Caur platesΜΥ
Wabsteidwww.lesvos.gr

Lesbos (/ˈlɛzbɒs/; Greek: Λέσβος Lesvos, pronounced [ˈle̞zvo̞s]), sometimes referred tae as Mytilini efter its caipital, is a Greek island locatit in the northeastren Aegean Sea. It has an aurie o 1,632 square kilometres (630 sq mi) wi 320 kilometres (199 miles) o coastline, makin it the third lairgest Greek island. It is separatit frae Turkey bi the narrae Mytilini Strait.