Ionian Islands

The Ionian Islands refers to the chain of Greek Islands stretching along the west coast of in the Ionian Sea. Due to historical facts the isolated islands of Kithera and Antikythera, south of the , are here included in this group.
Photo: Hedwig Storch, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is the northernmost of the Ionian Islands in . Photo: MJJR, CC BY 3.0.

, also Kefallonia and Kefallinia, is an island in the Ionian Islands in . Photo: Matt Sims, CC BY 2.0.

, also called Zante, is the third largest island in the Ionian Sea, off the west coast of . Photo: Badgernet, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is one of the most beautiful islands in the Ionian Sea, with beaches such as Porto Katsiki and Eggremnoi. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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, Ithaki or Ithaka is a Greek island located in the Ionian Sea, off the northeast coast of Kefalonia and to the west of continental Greece. Photo: Alexandros Gabrielsen, CC BY 2.0.

is an island in Greece lying opposite the south-eastern tip of the peninsula. Photo: FocalPoint, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Ionian Islands

Latitude of center
38.5° or 38° 30' north
Longitude of center
20.5° or 20° 30' east
Population
213,000
Geo­Names ID
261774

Also Known As

  • Albanian: Ishujt e Jonit
  • Arabic: Islas Ionicas
  • Arabic: الجزر الأيونية
  • Arabic: الجزر الأيونيه
  • Armenian: Յոնիական կղզիներ
  • Asturian: Islles Xóniques
  • Azerbaijani: İon adaları
  • Basque: Joniako Uharteak
  • Basque: Joniako uharteak
  • Belarusian: Іанійскія астравы
  • Belarusian: Іанічныя астравы
  • Belarusian: Іянічныя астравы
  • Bengali: ইয়নিয়ান দ্বীপপুঞ্জ
  • Breton: Inizi Ionian
  • Bulgarian: Йонийски острови
  • Bulgarian: Йонийските острови
  • Catalan: Heptanès
  • Catalan: Illes Jòniques
  • Catalan: illes Jòniques
  • Cebuano: Ionian Islands
  • Chechen: Ионийн гӀайренаш
  • Chinese: 伊奥尼亚群岛
  • Chinese: 伊奥尼亚群岛大区
  • Chinese: 伊奧尼亞群島
  • Chinese: 愛奧尼亞群島
  • Croatian: Jonski otoci
  • Czech: Iónské ostrovy
  • Czech: Jónské ostrovy
  • Danish: De Joniske Øer
  • Danish: Ioniske Øer
  • Dutch: Ionische Eilanden
  • Esperanto: Ioniaj Insuloj
  • Esperanto: Ioniaj insuloj
  • Estonian: Joonia saared
  • Faroese: Jónaoyggjar
  • Finnish: Joonian saaret
  • Finnish: Jooniansaaret
  • French: Iles Ioniennes
  • French: Îles-Ioniennes
  • French: Îles Ioniennes
  • Galician: Illas Xónicas
  • Georgian: იონიის კუნძულები
  • German: Ionia Nisia
  • German: Ionische Insel
  • German: Ionische Inseln
  • Greek: Iónia Nisiá
  • Greek: Iónioi Nísoi
  • Greek: Επτάνησα
  • Greek: Ιόνια Νησιά
  • Greek: Ιόνια νησιά
  • Greek: Ιόνιοι Νήσοι
  • Gujarati: આયોનિયન આઇલેન્ડ્સ
  • Hebrew: האיים האיוניים
  • Hebrew: האיים היוניים
  • Hindi: आयोनियन आइलैंड्स
  • Hungarian: Jón-szigetek
  • Indonesian: Kepulauan Ionia
  • Italian: Eptaneso
  • Italian: Isole Ioniche
  • Italian: Isole Ionie
  • Italian: Isole Jonie
  • Japanese: イオニア諸島
  • Japanese: ヘプタネソス
  • Japanese: ヘプタネソス諸島
  • Javanese: Kapuloan Ionia
  • Kannada: ಐಯೋನಿಯನ್ ದ್ವೀಪಗಳು
  • Kazakh: Ион аралдары
  • Kirghiz: Иония аралдары
  • Korean: 이오니아 제도
  • Korean: 이오니아 제도 주
  • Latin: Insulae Ioniae
  • Latvian: Jonijas salas
  • Limburgan: Inonische eilen
  • Limburgan: Ionische Eilen
  • Limburgan: Ionische eilan
  • Limburgan: Ionische eileng
  • Lithuanian: Jonijos salos
  • Lombard: Isul Ioni
  • Macedonian: Јонски Острови
  • Malay: Ionian Islands
  • Marathi: आयोएन आईसलँडस
  • Mingrelian: იონიაშ კოკეფი
  • Norwegian: Joniske øyer
  • Norwegian Bokmål: De ioniske øyer
  • Norwegian Bokmål: De joniske øyer
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Joniske øyene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Joniske øyer
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Dei joniske øyane
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Eptanisa
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Ionia nisia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Ionioi Nesoi
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Joniske øyar
  • Occitan (post 1500): Illas Ionianas
  • Persian: جزایر ایونی
  • Polish: Wyspy Jońskie
  • Portuguese: Ilhas Iónias
  • Portuguese: Ilhas Iónicas
  • Portuguese: Ilhas Iônias
  • Portuguese: Ilhas Iônicas
  • Portuguese: Ilhas Jónias
  • Portuguese: Ilhas Jónicas
  • Portuguese: Ilhas Jônias
  • Portuguese: Ilhas jônicas
  • Romanian: Insulele Ionice
  • Romanian: Insulele Ioniene
  • Russian: Ионийские острова
  • Russian: Ионические острова
  • Russian: Острова Ионического моря
  • Scots: Ionian Islands
  • Scots: Ionie Islands
  • Serbian: Јонска острва
  • Serbian: Периферија Јонска острва
  • Serbo-Croatian: Jonska ostrva
  • Serbo-Croatian: Jonski otoci
  • Sinhala: අයනියන් දූපත්
  • Slovak: Iónske ostrovy
  • Slovenian: Jonski otoki
  • Spanish: Heptaneso
  • Spanish: Heptonesos
  • Spanish: Islas Jonicas
  • Spanish: Islas Jónicas
  • Swedish: Eptanisia
  • Swedish: Heptanisia
  • Swedish: Ionioi Nisoi
  • Swedish: Ioniska öarna
  • Swedish: Iónioi Nísoi
  • Swedish: Joniska öarna
  • Tamil: அயோனியான் இஸ்லாண்ட்ஸ்
  • Telugu: అయానియన్ దీవులు
  • Thai: Ionian Islands
  • Thai: หมู่เกาะไอโอเนียน
  • Turkish: Ionian Islands
  • Turkish: Yanya Adaları
  • Turkish: İyonya Adaları
  • Ukrainian: Іонічні острови
  • Urdu: ایونی جزائر
  • Uzbek: Ioni Orollari
  • Uzbek: Ioni orollari
  • Venetian: Isole Ionie
  • Venetian: Isole Jonie
  • Venetian: Ixołe Ionie
  • Venetian: Ixołe Jonie
  • Venetian: Ìxołe Jonie
  • Vietnamese: Heptanese
  • Vietnamese: Quần đảo Ionia
  • Vietnamese: quần đảo Ionia
  • Waray (Philippines): Islas Ionicas
  • Welsh: Ynysoedd Ionaidd
  • Welsh: Ynysoedd Ionia
  • Welsh: Ynysoedd Ioniaidd
  • Welsh: Yr Ynysoedd Ionaidd
  • Western Armenian: Յոնիական կղզիներ (Էփթանիսա)
  • Western Panjabi: آئیاونین جزیرے
  • Wu Chinese: 伊奥尼亚群岛
  • Yue Chinese: 愛奧尼亞群島
  • Heptanesus

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