Thymaina (Greek: Θύμαινα) is a small Greek island in the Ikaria regional unit, in the eastern Aegean Sea. Thymaina is located just west of Fournoi Korseon and is administratively a part of its municipality. Its name is said to be derived from the thyme that grows throughout the island. Thymaina has two settlements, Thymaina settlement and Keramidou. The population of the island is 143 inhabitants according to 2011 census, 136 in Thymaina settlement and 7 in Keramidou and the area is 10 square kilometres (4 sq mi). Thymaina is a protected area along with all Fournoi cluster and belongs to the network Natura 2000.
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The island as seen from Fourni Korseon
|Area||10 km2 (3.9 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||26 m (85 ft)|
|Pop. density||14 /km2 (36 /sq mi)|
|Postal code||833 xx|
|1991||156 (Thymaina 147, Keramidou 9)|
|2001||152 (Thymaina 140, Keramidou 12)|
|2011||143 (Thymaina 136, Keramidou 7)|
- "Θύμαινα". egeonet.gr. Retrieved 13 July 2016.
- "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
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