Zakynthos (or Zante) is a Greek island. It is the third largest island in the Ionian Sea. It is in the south Ionian sea, west of the Peloponnese. Its area is 410 square kilometre and its population is 41,472 inhabitants. The largest town of Zakynthos is Zakynthos city. Zakynthos is mostly flat island. There are no high mountains. Low mountains and hills there are in the north of the island.
Sights and tourism[change | change source]
Zakynthos is a very touristic island. Most tourists who visit the island, come from Western Europe, mainly Italy and England. The most popular part of island is the southern part. The island has many beautiful beaches. The most famous beaches are the Nauagio (shipwreck) and the beach of Laganas. The Mediterranean turtle lives in and around Zakynthos. It is also called careta careta. This species is very rare and it is a threatened species.