How many habitable islands does Greece have

List of islands in Greece

Greece can be considered as that Paradise of islands and islets which make up almost a quarter of Greece's area. It can more than 3000 islands can be counted, of which only a part is permanently inhabited. The islands are divided into seven archipelagos. They are Ionian Islands, Saronic Islands, Sporades, Aegean Islands, Cyclades, Dodecanese Islands and Crete.

The best thing about all of these islands is that each has something specific with which to inspire and surprise your visits.

Surname Surface (kmĀ²)Coastline (km)archipelago
1.Crete8 3311 066Crete
2.Euboia3 670804Northern Sporades
3.Lesvos1 635320North Aegean
4.Rhodes1 398220Dodecanese islands
5.Chios842213North Aegean
6.Kefalonia688251Ionian islands
7.Corfu592217Ionian islands
8.Samos475159North Aegean
9.Limnos476260North Aegean
10.Naxos430148Cyclades
11.Zakynthos406123Ionian islands
12.Andros380180Cyclades
13.Thassos379116Aegean Islands (North)
14.Lefkada356117Ionian islands
15.Karpathos301160Dodecanese islands
16.Kos295112Dodecanese islands
17.Kythira27982Ionian islands
18.Ikaria255107Aegean Islands (East)
19.Skyros208136Northern Sporades
20.Tinos197114Cyclades
21.Paros196110Cyclades
22.Samothrace18059Aegean Islands (North)
23.Milos160132Cyclades
24.Kea13188Cyclades
25.Amorgos121112Cyclades
26.Kalymnos11098Dodecanese islands
27.Ios10983Cyclades
28.Kythnos9997Cyclades
29.Astypalaia96114Dodecanese islands
30.Ithaca95104Ionian islands
31.Skopelos9571Northern Sporades
32.Salamina92110Attica
33.Aigina8758Attica
34.Mykonos8684Cyclades
35.Syros8486Cyclades
36.Sifnos7874Cyclades
37.Santorini7668Cyclades
38.Serifos7481Cyclades
39.Tilos6163Dodecanese islands
40.Symi5885Dodecanese islands