Naxos and Lesser Cyclades
Νάξος και Μικρές Κυκλάδες
Naxos and Lesser Cyclades is located in Greece
Naxos and Lesser Cyclades
Naxos and Lesser Cyclades
Location within the region
Coordinates: 37°6′N 25°22′E / 37.100°N 25.367°E / 37.100; 25.367
Administrative regionSouth Aegean
Regional unitNaxos
 • Municipality495.9 km2 (191.5 sq mi)
 • Municipality
 • Municipality density38/km2 (99/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Naxos and Lesser Cyclades (Greek: Νάξος και Μικρές Κυκλάδες) is a municipality in the Naxos regional unit, South Aegean region, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Naxos (city).[2] The municipality consists of the Cycladic island of Naxos and the islands of the Lesser Cyclades: Donousa, Irakleia, Koufonisia, Schoinoussa and several smaller islands. The municipality has an area of 495.867 km2.[3]


The municipality Naxos and Lesser Cyclades was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 6 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ a b "ΦΕΚ A 87/2010, Kallikratis reform law text" (in Greek). Government Gazette.
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.