Thymaina

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Thymaina
Θύμαινα
Insel Thymena (Fourni).jpg
The island as seen from Fourni Korseon
Thymaina is located in Greece
Thymaina
Geography
Coordinates 37°35′N 26°26′E / 37.58°N 26.44°E / 37.58; 26.44Coordinates: 37°35′N 26°26′E / 37.58°N 26.44°E / 37.58; 26.44
Archipelago North Aegean
Area 10 km2 (3.9 sq mi)
Highest elevation 26 m (85 ft)
Country
Greece
Region North Aegean
Regional unit Ikaria
Capital city Thymaina
Demographics
Population 140 (as of 2001)
Density 14 /km2 (36 /sq mi)

Thymaina (Greek: Θύμαινα) is a small Greek island in the Ikaria regional unit, in the eastern Aegean Sea. Thymaina is located just west of Fournoi Korseon and is administratively a part of its municipality. Its name is said to be derived from the thyme that grows throughout the island. The population of Thymaina is 140 inhabitants (2001 census), and the area is 10 square kilometres (4 sq mi).

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