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Title: Thymaina  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Aegean Sea, List of islands of Greece, Armathia, Nisiopi, Pserimos
Collection: Islands of Greece, Islands of the North Aegean, Landforms of Ikaria (Regional Unit)
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The island as seen from Fourni Korseon
Thymaina is located in Greece
Archipelago North Aegean
Area 10 km2 (3.9 sq mi)
Highest elevation 26 m (85 ft)
Region North Aegean
Regional unit Ikaria
Capital city Thymaina
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

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