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Reiseziele  :: Hydra


Hydra, GR

weather icon 25℃

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Messung: 15/06/2024 04:56
Windstärke 2.89 m/s NW
Bewölkung 8 %
Luftdruck 1010 hpa
Luftfeuchtigkeit 57 %

Hydra 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 narrow strip of water. In ancient times, the island was known as Hydrea (Υδρέα, derived from the Greek word for "water"), which was a reference to the springs on the island. The municipality Hydra consists of the islands Hydra (area 50 km), Dokos (pop. 13, area 12.5 km) and a few uninhabited islets. There is one main town, known simply as "Hydra port" (pop. 2,526 in 2001). 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 (Hydriots). Steep stone streets lead up and outwards from the harbor area. Most of the local residences, as well as the hostelries on the island are located on these streets. Other small villages or hamlets on the island include Mandraki (pop. 33), Kamini, Vlychos (28), Palamidas (18), Episkopi, and Molos (2).


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Telefonnummer (Hafenbehörde): 22980 52279
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