Agios Minas (island)

Agios Minas
Native name: Άγιος Μηνάς

Agios Minas from Fournoi
Agios Minas
Coordinates 37°35′53″N 26°33′14″E / 37.598°N 26.554°E / 37.598; 26.554Coordinates: 37°35′53″N 26°33′14″E / 37.598°N 26.554°E / 37.598; 26.554
Archipelago North Aegean
Area 2.5 km2 (0.97 sq mi)
Region North Aegean
Regional unit Ikaria
Population 3 (2011)

Agios Minas (Greek: Άγιος Μηνάς) is a Greek island in Fournoi Korseon cluster. It is located east of Fournoi. Agios Minas is the third largest island of the cluster with an area of 2.5 km2.[1] On the island, only few shepherds live occasionally. The population of the island is 3 inhabitants according to 2011 census.[2][3] Administratively, Agios Minas belongs to Ikaria (regional unit) and Fournoi Korseon municipality.


Agios Minas along with the whole cluster belongs to the network Natura 2000. Important plant species on the island are thyme and common sage. Also, there are important birds such as Eleonora's falcon and European shag.[1]

Historical population

1991 0
2001 3
2011 3


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