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Title: Kolokythas  
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Language: English
Subject: Agioi Theodoroi (islands), Aspros Volakas, Diapori, Mavros Volakas, Nikolos
Collection: Islands of Crete, Islands of Greece, Landforms of Lasithi, Lasithi
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Native name: Κολοκύθας
The islet of Kolokythas.
Kolokythas is located in Greece
Kolokythas (Greece)
Archipelago Cretan Islands
Area 0.144 km2 (0.056 sq mi)
Region Crete
Regional unit Lasithi
Map of Elounda, Spinalonga and surrounding areas.

Kolokythas (Greek: Κολοκύθας "pumpkin", also known as Κολοκυθιά, Kolokythia and Βρυονήσι, Vryonisi, "moss island") is a Greek islet with a hotel. It is part of municipality Agios Nikolaos of the regional unit Lasithi, eastern Crete. It is located some 850 m east of the Spinalonga peninsula and forms a bay with it.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Beaches in north Crete: Kolokitha or Kolokytha beach in Elounda
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