Zakynthos

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Zakynthos from satellite

Zakynthos (or Zante) is a Greek island. It is the third largest island in the Ionian Sea. It is found in the south Ionian sea, west of Peloponnese. Its area is 410 square meter and its population is 41,472 inhabitants. The most largest town of Zakynthos is Zakynthos city. Zakynthos is mostly flat island. It hasn't got high mountains. Low mountains and hills there are in the north part of island.

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Town of Zakyintos

Zakynthos is very touristic island. The most tourists which visit the island, are came by west Europe, mainly Italy and England.[1] The most touristic part of island is the south part. The island has got many beautiful beaches. The most famous beaches is the Nauagio (shipwreck)[2] and the beach of Laganas. In Zakynthos lives the Mediterranean turtle, which is known as careta careta. This species is very rare and it is a threatened species.

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