Lesvos

Lesbos, or Lesvos, is the northernmost of the of Greece, projecting out of the Asia Minor mainland. It is a birthplace of numerous poets and writers since the Greek antiquity.
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is the capital of the island of Lesbos, and its port. Photo: Kalogeropoulos, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Lesvos

Latitude
39.1667° or 39° 10' north
Longitude
26.3333° or 26° 20' east
Open Location Code
8GF8588M+M8
United Nations Location Code
GR L83
Elevation
217 metres (712 feet)
Geo­Names ID
258465

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Lesbos
  • Albanian: Lesbos
  • Albanian: Lesbosi
  • Amharic: ለስቦስ
  • Ancient Greek (to 1453): Λέσβος
  • Arabic: Lesbos
  • Arabic: جزيرة لسبوس
  • Arabic: لسبوس
  • Arabic: مدللي
  • Armenian: Լեսբոս
  • Azerbaijani: Lesbos
  • Azerbaijani: Midilli
  • Basque: Lesbos
  • Belarusian: Востраў Лесбас
  • Belarusian: Лесбас
  • Breton: Lesbos
  • Bulgarian: Лезбос
  • Bulgarian: Лесбос
  • Catalan: Lazba
  • Catalan: Lazpas
  • Catalan: Lesbos
  • Catalan: Metel·li
  • Catalan: Metel·lí
  • Catalan: Metolí
  • Catalan: Prefectura de Lesbos
  • Cebuano: Nomós Lésvou
  • Central Bikol: Lesbos
  • Central Kurdish: لێزبۆس
  • Chinese: 列斯伏斯島
  • Chinese: 勒斯波斯
  • Chinese: 莱斯博斯岛
  • Chinese: 莱斯沃斯
  • Chinese: 莱斯沃斯岛
  • Chinese: 萊斯博斯島
  • Croatian: Lesbos
  • Croatian: Lezb
  • Croatian: Lezbos
  • Czech: Lesbos (obec)
  • Czech: Lesbos (ostrov)
  • Czech: Lesbos (regionální jednotka)
  • Czech: Lesbos
  • Czech: Lesvos
  • Czech: Obec Lesbos
  • Czech: Ostrov Lesbos
  • Czech: Regionální jednotka Lesbos
  • Danish: Lesbos
  • Danish: Lesvos
  • Danish: Midilli
  • Dutch: Lesbos
  • Dutch: Lesvos
  • English: Lesbos
  • English: Mytilene
  • English: Mytilini
  • Esperanto: Lesbo
  • Esperanto: Lesbos
  • Esperanto: Mitileno
  • Estonian: Lesbos
  • Estonian: Lesvos
  • Estonian: Lésvos
  • Faroese: Lesbos
  • Faroese: Lesvos
  • Finnish: Lesbos
  • Finnish: Lesvos
  • French: Lesbos
  • French: Lesvos
  • French: Île de Lesbos
  • Galician: Lazba
  • Galician: Lesbos
  • Georgian: ლესბოსი
  • German: Lazpa
  • German: Lesbos
  • German: Lesvos
  • German: Lésbos
  • Greek: Λέσβος
  • Greek: Μυτιλήνη
  • Greek: Νομός Λέσβου
  • Hebrew: לסבוס
  • Hungarian: Leszbosz
  • Icelandic: Lesbos
  • Indonesian: Lesbos
  • Interlingue: Lesbos
  • Italian: Lesbo
  • Italian: Lesbos
  • Italian: Unità periferica di Lesbo
  • Italian: Unità periferica di Lesbos
  • Japanese: ミティリニ島
  • Japanese: レスボス
  • Japanese: レスボス島
  • Japanese: レスヴォス島
  • Japanese: レズボス
  • Japanese: レズボス島
  • Korean: 레스보스
  • Korean: 레스보스섬
  • Kurdish: Lesbos
  • Kurdish: لەسبۆس
  • Latin: Lesbos
  • Latin: Lesbus
  • Latvian: Lesba
  • Lithuanian: Lesbas
  • Macedonian: Лезбос
  • Malay: Lesbos
  • Marathi: मिटिलिनी
  • Marathi: लेस्बोस
  • Marathi: लेस्व्होस बेट
  • Neapolitan: Lesbo
  • Norwegian: Lésvos
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Lesbos
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Lesvar
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Lesver
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Lesvos
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Lésvos
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Lesbos
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Lesvos
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Lésvos
  • Persian: لزبوس
  • Persian: لسبوس
  • Polish: Lesbos
  • Portuguese: Lesbos
  • Portuguese: Lesvos
  • Romanian: Lesbos
  • Russian: Лацпас
  • Russian: Лесбос
  • Scots: Lesbos
  • Serbian: Lezbos
  • Serbian: Лезбос
  • Serbian: Лезвос
  • Serbian: Лесвос
  • Serbian: Острво Лезбос
  • Serbo-Croatian: Lezbos
  • Serbo-Croatian: Otok Lezbos
  • Sicilian: Lesbos
  • Sicilian: Lesbu
  • Slovak: Lesbos
  • Slovak: Lesvos
  • Slovenian: Lesbos
  • Slovenian: Lezbos
  • Spanish: Isla de Lesbos
  • Spanish: Lesbio
  • Spanish: Lesbos
  • Swahili: Lesbo
  • Swedish: Lesbos
  • Swedish: Lesvos
  • Swedish: Lésvos
  • Swedish: Midilli
  • Swedish: Midylly
  • Tajik: Lesbos
  • Tajik: Лесбос
  • Thai: Lesbos
  • Thai: เกาะเลสบอส
  • Thai: เลสบอส
  • Turkish: Lesbos
  • Turkish: Lesbos Island
  • Turkish: Lesvos
  • Turkish: Lésvos
  • Turkish: Midilli
  • Turkish: Midilli adası
  • Ukrainian: Лесбос
  • Urdu: لزبوس
  • Uzbek: Lesbos
  • Vietnamese: Lesbos
  • Vietnamese: Lesvos
  • Waray (Philippines): Lesbos
  • Welsh: Lesbos
  • Welsh: Lesvos
  • Welsh: Ynys Lesbos
  • Western Frisian: Lesbos
  • Western Panjabi: لزبوس
  • Wu Chinese: 莱斯沃斯岛
  • Yue Chinese: 列斯伏斯島
  • Mitilíni

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