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LESBOS
Population

Popular destinations GREECE

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Population

Lesbos has a population of about 85,000, and about 36,000 of these live in the capital Mytilene. (2017) There are also many temporary residents living on Lesvos. Because Lesbos is close to Turkey, many refugees arrive here. Camp Moira is poorly known it hosts around 15,000 refugees in often deplorable conditions.


Sources

Dubin, Marc S. / Griekse eilanden
Van Reemst

Greek islands
Lonely Planet

Griekse eilanden
Lannoo

McGilchrist, Nigel / Greece : the Aegean islands
Somerset Books

Midgette, Anne / Griekse eilanden : Egeïsche Zee
Het Spectrum

CIA - World Factbook

BBC - Country Profiles

Last updated May 2024
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