Sofía (Echinades)

Sofia (Greek: Σοφία or Σοφιά also Isle of Gaia) is an island of the Echinades, among the Ionian Islands group of Greece. As of 2011, it had no resident population.[1]

Sofia
Native name:
Σοφία
Sofia is located in Greece
Sofia
Sofia
Geography
LocationIonian Sea
Coordinates38°28′44″N 21°00′04″E / 38.479°N 21.001°E / 38.479; 21.001Coordinates: 38°28′44″N 21°00′04″E / 38.479°N 21.001°E / 38.479; 21.001
ArchipelagoEchinades
Area0.174 km2 (0.067 sq mi)
Administration
Greece
RegionIonian Islands
MunicipalityCephalonia
Demographics
Population0 (2011)

In June 2015 it was reported that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were considering buying the 17 hectares (42 acres) island for $4.7 million. It has planning permission for six villas.[2][3]

It has since been bought by footballer Lionel Messi.http://www.rizopoulospost.com/auti-einai-i-nisida-sofia-pou-agorase-o-mesi-sto-ionio-eikona/

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (xls 2,7 MB) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.
  2. ^ "Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie want to buy a Greek island". Washington Post. June 7, 2015.
  3. ^ "Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie To Buy Their Own Private Greek Island?". http://www.inquisitr.com. 19 June 2015. External link in |publisher= (help)

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