East Aegean Islands

The designation East Aegean Islands covers the easternmost of the Aegean Sea. The Eastern Aegean islands group is, like the , much closer to Turkey than to the Greek mainland.
Photo: Karelj, Public domain.

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Lesbos, or , is the northernmost of the East Aegean Islands of Greece, projecting out of the Asia Minor mainland. Photo: CoStef, CC0.

is a region of , an island in the Aegean Sea 5 miles off the Turkish coasts. Photo: Cllueca, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an island in the North Aegean Sea and one of the East Aegean Islands. Photo: Ancaeus, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is the capital of the island of , and its port. Photo: Kalogeropoulos, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is an island in the North Aegean Sea and one of the East Aegean Islands. Photo: C messier, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Fournoi Korseon, more commonly simply Fournoi, anciently known as Corsiae or Korsiai (Ancient… Photo: Waldviertler, CC BY-SA 2.0 de.

East Aegean Islands

Latitude of center
38.4° or 38° 24' north
Longitude of center
26.0167° or 26° 1' 0.1" east

Also Known As

  • Dutch: Oost-Egeïsche Eilanden
  • French: Égée-Orientale
  • German: Ostägäische Inseln
  • Greek: Ανατολικό Αιγαίο
  • Greek: Νησιά ανατολικού Αιγαίου
  • Hebrew: האיים המזרחיים של הים האגאי
  • Russian: Восточно-эгейские острова
  • Russian: Восточные Спорады
  • Russian: Восточные эгейские острова
  • Russian: Острова Восточного Эгейского мор
  • Slovak: Východoegejské ostrovy
  • Ukrainian: Східні Споради

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