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General information - Location

CountryGreece
Location in country Northeast
Location in EuropeSouth Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: 24.567,Lat: 38.917 marker
Elevation12 meter above sea level
Local time11:01:49am
At islandΣκύρος
Name Θεσσαλίας - Στερεάς Ελλάδας
Name Στερεάς Ελλάδας
Name Σκύρου

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Skiropoula21.2 km SouthWest
2 Kimi51.9 km SouthWest
3 Kalimerianoi54.2 km SouthWest
4 Malatianoi54.2 km SouthWest
5 Oxilithos54.4 km SouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 AthinaiGreece126 km SouthSouthWest
2 Skopje   North-macedonia428 km NorthWest
3 София (Sоfiya)   Bulgaria430 km NorthNorthWest

Characteristics - Physical Geography

Skiros lies at the Aegean Sea (Mediterranean Sea) (direction EastSouthEast).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Eastern Sterea Ellada. The nearest bigger lake is Limni Distos (5.7 km2 at a distance of 71.2 km in SouthSouthWestern direction).The place is located at an island named Σκύρος. The distance to the mainland is 75.6 km.

The most nearby international border is the Turkish-Greek border with a straight distance of 238.9 km in NorthNorthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 334 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 4%, low location: 68%, hill: 27%, The hills are mainly eastern orientated.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (at a distance of 122 km and direction SouthSouthWest).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Skiathos Island National Airport (at a distance of 96 km in Western direction).

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Skiros in country Greece


Skiros at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Acropolis, AthensGreece129 km SouthSouthWest
2 Mount AthosGreece152 km NorthNorthWest
3 Monasteries of Daphni, Hosios Loukas and Nea Moni of ChiosGreece170 km WestSouthWest

Nearest Natura2000-area
Sitename Country Distance Direction
NISIDES SKYROU KAI THALASSIA PERIOCHIGR0.6 km EastSouthEast

Social media - Maps

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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Current weather at Skýros

Type of weather in Skýroslight intensity drizzle weericoon
Current temperature: 8 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 4.63 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 3)
Wind direction: EastcNorth East
Air pressure: 1018 mb
Humidity: 61 %
Daylength at 30 January 2023:10 hour and 9 minutes
Sunrise :06:30 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :16:39 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Skýros - GR (longitude: 24.567, latitude: 38.917)
Distance weather station to place (direction NNW): 0 Kilometers

13:00
8 degrees
1016 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
16:00
8 degrees
1014 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
19:00
9 degrees
1014 mbar
light rainweericoon
22:00
10 degrees
1013 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon

1:00
10 degrees
1012 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
4:00
10 degrees
1012 mbar
overcast cloudsweericoon
7:00
11 degrees
1014 mbar
light rainweericoon
10:00
10 degrees
1013 mbar
light rainweericoon










5 days Weather forecast: Temperature - Pressure and Precipitation

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