Mykonos is a Greek island, part of the Cyclades, lying between Tinos, Syros, Paros and Naxos. The island spans an area of 85.5 square kilometres and rises to an elevation of 341 metres at its highest point. It is located in the south side of the Aegean Sea

There are 10,134 inhabitants most of whom live in the largest town, Mykonos, which lies on the west coast. The town is also known as Chora (i.e. the Townin Greek, following the common practice in Greece when the name of the island itself is the same as the name of the principal town).

Archaeological findings suggest the presence of the Neolithic tribe Kares on the island in 3000 BC, but the first real settlers seem to be the Ionians from Athens in the early 11th century BC.

In Greek mythology, the Mykonos was named after its first ruler, Mykons, the son or grandson of the god Apolloand a local hero.

Petrol the pelican - an old celebrity of the town's waterfront, "Petros" has been the official mascot of Mykonos for over 50 years.

Alt of tourist cove here for the beaches and the view of the whole island. It's all breathe taking views from almost everywhere you go

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