Gulf of Kalloni

Local nameΚόλπος της Καλλονής

Kalloni is the name of a town, and since the 2011 local government reform the name of a municipal unit of the municipality Lesbos, in the west-central part of the island of Lesbos, Greece. Prior to 2011 the current municipal unit was a municipality. The name also existed in ancient times, though the conventional transcription of the classical name in English is "Callone".

It has a land area of 241.946 km². At the 2011 census it had a population of 8,504 inhabitants. The municipal seat was the town of Kalloní. The unit's largest other towns are Agra, Parákoila, Dáfia, Fília, Skalochóri, Anemotia, and Kerámi. Kalloni was known as Kalonya during Ottoman rule, when it was a nahiya center in the Molova kaza of the Midilli sanjak. Lesbos became part of the Kingdom of Greece in 1912.

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Address 81102, Greece

Coordinates 39°12'1.681" N 26°16'20.035" E

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