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Nov 3, 2003, 20:59
Mykonos is one of the Cyclades, a group of islands of the Aegean Sea, lying between Tinos, Siros, Paros and Naxos. It has an area of 86 kmē and an elevation of 364 m. It is made mostly of granite and has little water. There are approximately 6200 inhabitants (2002). The largest town is Mykonos, on the west coast.
Mykonos is today of the most well-known vacation spots in Greece; it is connected by ship with Piraeus, Thessaloniki and the many of the other Aegean islands.
In Greek mythology Mykonos was the location of the battle between Zeus and the Gigantes.
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