Greece is located in southeastern Europe and borders Turkey to its East, Bulgaria, North Macedonia and Albania to its North. Greece is a strategic crossroad between the East and the West.
The Santorini group of islands (map) consists of Thera, Thirasia, Aspronisi, Palea, and Nea Kameni (Volcanoes) islands.
It is located in the most southern part of the Cyclades group of islands in the Aegean Sea, about 117 km (63 nautical miles) north of Crete and about 200 km (108 nautical miles) southeast of Greece’s mainland.
The surface area of Santorini island group is 73 sq. km. and its population, distributed among thirteen villages, is 15.550 people, according to the 2011 census.