Aegean Sea

The Aegean Sea is the northeastern part of the Mediterranean Sea; it lies between and and is bounded on the south by . Much of the area is covered in our article on the , and has a separate article.
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Aegean Sea

  • Type: Sea
  • Description: part of the Mediterranean Sea, between the Greek mainland, the Turkish mainland, Crete, and Rhodes
  • Category: sea
  • Location:
  • Neighbors:
Latitude of center
39° or 39° north
Longitude of center
25° or 25° east
Geo­Names ID
265695

Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Ilel n Ijey
  • Afrikaans: Egeïese See
  • Albanian: Deti Egje
  • Amharic: ኤጊያን ባህር
  • Arabic: Dagat Egeo
  • Arabic: أيجة
  • Arabic: إيجة
  • Arabic: إيجه
  • Arabic: بحر أيجة
  • Arabic: بحر إيجا
  • Arabic: بحر إيجة
  • Arabic: بحر إيجه
  • Arabic: بحر ايجا
  • Arabic: بحر ايجة
  • Arabic: بحر ايجه
  • Aragonese: Mar Echea
  • Aragonese: Mar Echeya
  • Armenian: Եգեյան ծով
  • Armenian: Էգէական Ծով
  • Asturian: Mar Exea
  • Asturian: Mar Exéu
  • Azerbaijani: Egey dənizi
  • Bashkir: Эгей диңгеҙе
  • Basque: Egeo
  • Basque: Egeo Itsaso
  • Basque: Egeo itsasoa
  • Belarusian: Эгейскае мора
  • Bengali: এজিয়ান সাগর
  • Bosnian: Egejsko more
  • Breton: Enezvor
  • Breton: Mor Aegeos
  • Breton: Mor Egaios
  • Breton: Mor Egea
  • Breton: Mor Enezek
  • Bulgarian: Бяло море
  • Bulgarian: Егейско море
  • Bulgarian: Егея
  • Burmese: အေဂျင်ပင်လယ်
  • Catalan: Egeu
  • Catalan: Mar Egea
  • Catalan: Mar Egeu
  • Catalan: mar Egea
  • Central Kurdish: زەریای ئێژە
  • Chechen: Эгейн хӀорд
  • Chinese: Aegea Hái
  • Chinese: 愛琴海
  • Chinese: 爱琴海
  • Chuvash: Эгей тинĕсĕ
  • Corsican: Mari Egeiu
  • Crimean Tatar: Ege deñizi
  • Croatian: Egejsko more
  • Czech: Egejské moře
  • Danish: Det Ægæiske Hav
  • Danish: Ægæerhavet
  • Danish: Ægæiske Hav
  • Dimli (individual language): Deryay Egey
  • Dutch: Aegeische Zee
  • Dutch: Aegeïsche Zee
  • Dutch: Egeische zee
  • Dutch: Egeïsche Zee
  • Dutch: Egeïsche zee
  • Eastern Mari: Эгейское море
  • Eastern Mari: Эгей теҥыз
  • Egyptian Arabic: بحر إيجة
  • Egyptian Arabic: بحر ايجه
  • Esperanto: Egea Maro
  • Esperanto: Egea maro
  • Estonian: Egeuse meri
  • Finnish: Aegeanmeri
  • Finnish: Ageianmeri
  • Finnish: Aigeanmeri
  • Finnish: Aigeianmeri
  • Finnish: Egeanmeri
  • French: Mer Egee
  • French: Mer Egée
  • French: Mer Égée
  • French: mer Égée
  • French: Égée
  • Galician: Exeo
  • Galician: Mar Exeo
  • Georgian: ეგეოსის ზღვა
  • German: Ägäis
  • German: Ägäisches Meer
  • Greek: Aigaíon Pélagos
  • Greek: Aiyaíon Pélagos
  • Greek: Αιγαίο
  • Greek: Αιγαίο Πέλαγος
  • Greek: Αρχιπέλαγος Αιγαίου
  • Hebrew: הים האגאי
  • Hebrew: הים האיגאי
  • Hebrew: ים האגאי
  • Hindi: ईजियन सागर
  • Hindi: एजियन सागर
  • Hindi: एजियाई सागर
  • Hungarian: Égei-tenger
  • Hungarian: Égeikum
  • Icelandic: Eyjahaf
  • Iloko: Baybay Egeo
  • Indonesian: Aegae
  • Indonesian: Aegea
  • Indonesian: Laut Aegea
  • Indonesian: Laut Aigea
  • Indonesian: Laut Egea
  • Irish: An Mhuir Aeigéach
  • Italian: Mar di Tracia
  • Italian: Mare Egeo
  • Italian: mar Egeo
  • Japanese: エーゲウス海
  • Japanese: エーゲ海
  • Javanese: Segara Aegea
  • Javanese: Segara Aegean
  • Kabyle: Ilel n Ijey
  • Kazakh: Эгей теңізі
  • Kirghiz: Эгей деңизи
  • Korean: 에게해
  • Kurdish: Derya Ege
  • Kurdish: Deryaya Ege
  • Kurdish: Deryaya Egeyî
  • Kurdish: Deryaya Egê
  • Kurdish: Ege
  • Lao: Baybay Egeo
  • Latin: Aegaeum
  • Latin: Aegaeum mare
  • Latin: Mare Aegaeum
  • Latvian: Egejas jūra
  • Limburgan: Egeïsche Zie
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Mar Ejeo
  • Lithuanian: Egėjo jūra
  • Livvi: Egeinmeri
  • Lombard: Mar Egee
  • Lower Sorbian: Egejske mórjo
  • Macedonian: Бело Море
  • Macedonian: Егејско Море
  • Malagasy: Ranomasina Egea
  • Malay: Laut Aegea
  • Malay: Laut Aegean
  • Malay: Laut Aegia
  • Malayalam: ഈജിയൻ കടൽ
  • Maltese: Baħar Eġew
  • Marathi: एजियन समुद्र
  • Min Dong Chinese: Aegea Hāi
  • Min Nan Chinese: Aegean-hái
  • Min Nan Chinese: Aegean Hái
  • Min Nan Chinese: Ege-hái
  • Min Nan Chinese: Ege Hái
  • Mingrelian: ეგეოსიშ ზუღა
  • Mongolian: Эгейн тэнгис
  • Moroccan Arabic: بحر ايجة
  • Northern Frisian: Ägäisk Sia
  • Norwegian: Egeerhavet
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Det egeeiske hav
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Egeerhavet
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Egearhavet
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Egeerhavet
  • Occitan (post 1500): Mar Egèa
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Egisca Sǣ
  • Panjabi: ਈਜੀਅਨ ਸਮੁੰਦਰ
  • Panjabi: ਈਜੀਅਨ ਸਾਗਰ
  • Persian: خلیج عقبه
  • Persian: دریای آیگه
  • Persian: دریای اژه
  • Persian: دریای ایگه
  • Polish: Morze Egejskie
  • Portuguese: Mar Egeu
  • Romanian: Egee
  • Romanian: Marea Egee
  • Russian: Море архипелага
  • Russian: Эгейское море
  • Rusyn: Егейске море
  • Scots: Aegean Sea
  • Scottish Gaelic: Am Muir Àigeanach
  • Serbian: Αιγαίο Πέλαγος
  • Serbian: Јегејско море
  • Serbian: Егеји
  • Serbian: Егејско море
  • Serbo-Croatian: Egejsko more
  • Sicilian: Mar Eggeu
  • Sicilian: Mari Egeu
  • Sicilian: Mari Eggeu
  • Sicilian: Mari Egèu
  • Slovak: Egejské more
  • Slovenian: Egejsko morje
  • Somali: Badda Iija
  • South Azerbaijani: اژه دنیزی
  • Spanish: Egeo
  • Spanish: Mar Egeo
  • Spanish: mar Egeo
  • Swahili: Bahari ya Aegean
  • Swahili: Bahari ya Aegeis
  • Swahili: Bahari ya Aegeus
  • Swedish: Aegiska havet
  • Swedish: Egeiska havet
  • Swiss German: Ägäis
  • Tagalog: Aegean Sea
  • Tagalog: Dagat Aegean
  • Tagalog: Dagat Aegeano
  • Tagalog: Dagat Egeo
  • Tajik: Баҳри Эгей
  • Tamil: ஏஜியன் கடல்
  • Tatar: Эгей диңгезе
  • Thai: Aegean Sea
  • Thai: ทะเลอีเจียน
  • Thai: ทะเลเอเจียน
  • Tosk Albanian: Ägäisches Meer
  • Turkish: Adalar Denizi
  • Turkish: Ege Denizi
  • Turkmen: Egeý deňzi
  • Udmurt: Эгей зарезь
  • Uighur: ئېگىي دېڭىزى
  • Ukrainian: Егейське море
  • Upper Sorbian: Egejske morjo
  • Urdu: بحیرہ ایجیئن
  • Urdu: بحیرہ ایجین
  • Urdu: بحیرۂ ایجیئن
  • Uzbek: Egey dengizi
  • Venetian: Egeo
  • Venetian: Mar Egeo
  • Vietnamese: Biển Aegea
  • Vlaams: Egeïsche Zêe
  • Waray (Philippines): Aegean Sea
  • Waray (Philippines): Dagat Aegean
  • Waray (Philippines): Dagat Egeo
  • Welsh: Môr Aegaea
  • Welsh: Môr Aegea
  • Welsh: Môr Aegeaidd
  • Welsh: Môr Egeaidd
  • Western Armenian: Էգէական Ծով
  • Western Frisian: Aegëyske See
  • Western Frisian: Egeyske See
  • Western Panjabi: ایجی سمندر
  • Western Panjabi: بحیرہ ایجیئن
  • Wu Chinese: 爱琴海
  • Yiddish: אגאישן ים
  • Yiddish: אגאישער ים
  • Yue Chinese: Aegean Sea
  • Yue Chinese: 愛琴海
  • دەریای ئێژە

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