Lesbos

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Lesbos
Περιφερειακή ενότητα / Δήμος
Λέσβου
Regional unit
View o Mytilene
View o Mytilene
Lesbos within the North Aegean
Lesbos within the North Aegean
Kintra Greece
Region North Aegean
Caipital Mytilene
Area
 • Total 1,632.8 km2 (630.4 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Tot 86,436
 • Density 53/km2 (140/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Lesbian
Postal codes 81x xx
Aurie codes 225x0
Caur plates ΜΥ
Website www.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.