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37°21′N 23°28′E

COORDINATES

50 sq. kms.

AREA

56 kms.

COAST LENGTH

1.966

POPULATION

(+) 22980

TELEPHONE CODE

18040

POSTAL CODE

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AIRPORT / INT.

HELIPORT

GMT +2:00

TIME ZONE

Hydra (town)

CAPITAL

EROS (1961.94FT)

HIGHEST MOUNTAIN

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Hydra

Hydra (Greek: Ύδρα) is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. It is separated from the Peloponnese by a narrow strip of water. In ancient times, the island was known as Hydrea, a reference to the natural springs on the island. There is one main town, known simply as "Hydra port". It consists of a crescent-shaped harbor, around which is centered a strand of restaurants, shops, markets, and galleries that cater to tourists and locals. Steep stone streets lead up and outward from the harbor area. Most of the local residences, as well as the hostelries on the island, are located on these streets. Rubbish trucks are the only motor vehicles on the island, since by law, cars and motorcycles are not allowed. Horses, mules and donkeys, and water taxis provide public transportation. The inhabited area, however, is so compact that most people walk everywhere. In 2007, a National Geographic Traveler panel of 522 experts rated Hydra the highest of any Greek island (11th out of 111 islands worldwide) as a unique destination preserving its "integrity of place".

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