Photographer's Note

Just returned from my vacations in Lesvos island and i'll start to upload photos with this spectacular sunset in Petra village at the North of it.
The colours are the authentically and not PP is made.


Mytilene

Mytilene (Greek: Μυτιλήνη) is the capital city of Lesbos, a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, and capital of Lesbos Prefecture and the Northern Aegean region. It is built on the south-east edge of the island. Mytilene, whose name is pre-Greek, is also the seat of a metropolitan bishop of the Orthodox church.

Geography

Mytilene is linked with a highway numbered (GR-67) linking to Skala Eressou on the other side of the island of Lesvos. Farmlands surround Mytilene, the mountains cover the west and to the north. The airport is located a few kilometres south of town. The city was called Midilli during Ottoman times.

Government

The Municipality of Mytilene is the administrative entity that surrounds the town of Mytilene. It is located in the south-eastern part of the island, north and east of the Bay of Gera. It has a land area of 107.46 square kilometres (41.49 sq mi) and a population of 36,196 inhabitants (2001). With a population density of 336.8/km it is by far the most densely populated municipality in Lesbos Prefecture. The next largest towns in the municipality are Varei (pop. 1,254), Pmfila (1,247), Mria (1,207), and Loutr (1,118).

More about the island you can see here

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