Samos located at the eastern part of the Aegean Sea, close to Minor Asia coast, between parallels 370 49’ & 370 37 North latitude and meridians 260 33’ and 270 04’ 30’’ east longitude.
Located east of Minor Asia, from which it is separated by the Strait Mykali, with a minimum width 1,650 meters, north lies the peninsula of Eritrea (at Minor Asia), northwest the islands of Chios, Ikaria west, southwest the islands of Fournoi Korsevn and Southern Dodecanese islands, from which the closest is Agathonisi, Arki and Patmos.
Population 34.000 people, Males 51.5% & Females 48.5% (census 2011)
Size 477,395 km² 70% highlands, 22% semi highlands and 8% lowlands
Coastline 86 NM, (160 km)
Average temperature 18.50 ºC, hotter month July, coldest February
Regional North Aegean, with the islands Mytilene, Chios, Lemnos, Ikaria
Regional Unity Samos, with one homonymous Municipalitie
Villages 35 click for all villages
Capital city Samos city since 1854
Highest peak 1.440 m at the top at Kerkis mountain