Lesvos is the third biggest island of Greece and is located in the northeastern Aegean Sea. It has a surface of 1.633 square kilometers and a population of approx. 90.000 from which about a third is living in the capital city of Mytilini. The rest of the population is spread out in small towns and villages. The largest are Plomari, Kalloni, Agiasos, Eresos and Molivos.
Lesvos has a variety of landscape structures. Two large peaks are dominating the island. Mount Lepetymnos (968m) in the north part and Mount Olympos (967m) in the central of the island. 40% of Lesvos is covered by 11 million olive trees and other fruit trees. 20% is covered by mediterranean pines, chestnut and oak trees. The remaining percentages is scrub, grassland and urban. The entire territory of Lesvos is "Lesvos Geopark" and is a member of the European Geopark Network. It's known for its unique Petrified Forest.