|Island Chain:||North Aegean|
|Area:||44. 511 km² (17 sq.mi.)|
|Population:||422 (as of 2001)|
|Density:||9 /km² (25 /sq. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. North Aegean is one of the thirteen Peripheries of Greece. It consists of the prefectures of Chios, Lesbos and Samos. Chios (Χίος pronounced ˈçio̞s alternative transliterations Khíos and Híos) is the fifth largest of the Greek islands, situated mi. )|
|Postal Code:||82x xx|
Psara (Greek: Ψαρά) is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea. Greek (el ελληνική γλώσσα or simply el ελληνικά — "Hellenic" is an Indo-European language, spoken today by 15-22 million people mainly Greece (Ελλάδα transliterated: Elláda, historically, Ellás,) officially the Hellenic Republic (Ελληνική Δημοκρατία Etymology In ancient times there were various explanations for the name Aegean. It lies 44 nautical miles (81 km) north-west of Khios as well as 22 km (about 13 nmi) from the northwestern point of the island of Khios and 150 km (about 75 nmi)ENE of Athens. Chios (Χίος pronounced ˈçio̞s alternative transliterations Khíos and Híos) is the fifth largest of the Greek islands, situated Athens (ˈæθənz Αθήνα Athina,) the Capital and largest city of Greece, dominates the Attica periphery as one of the world's The length and width is about 7 x 8 km and the area of the island is 43 km².
It has been inhabited since the Mycenaean period, and its inhabitants have always relied on the sea to make a living. Mycenaean Greece is a cultural period of ancient Greece taking its name from the archaeological site of Mycenae in northeastern Argolis, in the Peloponnese Homer first referred to the island as Psyra. Homer ( Ancient Greek:, Homēros) is a legendary ancient Greek epic Poet, traditionally said to be the author of the epic poems the The municipality includes the small island of Antipsara and is one of the two in the prefecture that only have one community and one of the few in Greece that only contain one settlement, located almost directly to the west. Psara also has a small port linking to the island of Chios and other parts of Greece.
Psara joined the Greek War of Independence on April 10, 1821. The Greek War of Independence (1821–1829 also commonly known as the Greek Revolution (Ελληνική Επανάσταση Elliniki Epanastasi; Ottoman Events 879 - Louis III becomes King of the Western Franks. 1407 - the lama Year 1821 ( MDCCCXXI) was a Common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Common year A noted native naval leader of the time was future Prime Minister of Greece Constantine Kanaris. The Prime Minister of Greece ( Πρωθυπουργός της Ελλάδος) is the Head of government of the Hellenic Republic and the leader of Constantine Kanaris ( or Canaris, Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Κανάρης) (1793 or 1795September 14 1877 was a Greek admiral freedom The island was invaded on June 21, 1824 by Egyptian forces under the command of Ibrahim Pasha. Events 524 - Godomar, King of the Burgundians defeats the Franks at the Battle of Vézeronce. Year 1824 ( MDCCCXXIV) was a Leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian Calendar (or a Leap year This article is about the country of Egypt For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Egypt topics.
A part of the population managed to flee the island, but those who didn't were either sold into slavery or slaughtered. More than 15,000 Greeks were massacred. The island was deserted and surviving islanders were scattered through what is now Southern Greece. Theophilos Kairis, a priest and scholar, took on many of the orphaned children and developed the famous school the Orphanotropio of Theophilos Kairis. Theophilos Kairis (or Kaires ( 1784 - 13 January 1853, Greek: Θεόφιλος Καΐρης baptismal name Thomas) was born on
Modern Psara is inhabited by 422 people, all of which inhabit the single small village on the island, also called Psara as well as its municipality.