Icaria, also spelled Ikaria (Greek: Ικαρία), is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, 10 nautical miles (19 km) southwest of Samos. The island is named after Icarus, the son of Daedalus in Greek mythology. The historic capitals of the island include Oenoe and Evdilos.
The island is also known for it’s life expectancy.
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- ↑ Kallikratis law Archived 2018-06-12 at the Wayback Machine Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
- ↑ "The island of long life". the Guardian. 2013-05-31. Retrieved 2021-06-19.