Greek island located in the northeastern Aegean Sea
Lesbos, also called Lesvos, is an island in Greece. It is in the northeastern Aegean Sea. It is one of 51 prefectures of Greece. The capital of Lesbos is the Mytilene. According to Classical Greek mythology, Lesbos was the patron god of the island.
Περιφερειακή ενότητα / Δήμος
|Coordinates: 39°12′36″N 26°16′48″E / 39.21000°N 26.28000°ECoordinates: 39°12′36″N 26°16′48″E / 39.21000°N 26.28000°E|
|• Total||1,632.8 km2 (630.4 sq mi)|
|• Density||53/km2 (140/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
The word 'lesbian' comes from Lesbos. An ancient poet, Sappho, lived on Lesbos. Many of her love poems are written to women.