Psathoura (Greek: Ψαθούρα) is a Greek island in the Northern Sporades.[1] It is administratively a part of Alonnisos. As of 2011, it had no resident population.[2] The Psathoura lighthouse, built in 1895, stands at 28.9 metres. It is one of the tallest in the Aegean. Its signal is a flash of one second every ten seconds.[3] All of Psathoura is in Zone A2 of the Alonnisos Marine Park.

Psathoura
Ψαθούρα
Psathoura is located in Greece
Psathoura
Psathoura
Geography
Coordinates39°29′53″N 24°10′52″E / 39.498°N 24.181°E / 39.498; 24.181Coordinates: 39°29′53″N 24°10′52″E / 39.498°N 24.181°E / 39.498; 24.181
ArchipelagoSporades
Highest elevation28.9 m (94.8 ft)
Administration
Greece
RegionThessaly
Regional unitSporades
MunicipalityAlonnisos
Demographics
Population0 (2011)

Nearest islands and isletsEdit

Its nearest islands and islets are Pelagos to the southwest, Gioura to the south and Piperi to the southeast.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The most beautiful beaches in Greece, Ethnos newspaper online (Greek language)
  2. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (xls 2,7 MB) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.
  3. ^ Psathoura's lighthouse Faroi.com (Greek language)