The island of Thasos is located in northern Greece, opposite the coasts of Eastern Macedonia. Its coastline reaches 115 km and its surface stretches to 378.84 sq. M. A distance of 18 nautical miles seperates it  from Kavala and just 6 miles from Keramoti and Kavala Airport. Thasos is administratively part of the Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace and is included, together with the islands surrounding it, with the homonymous municipality and the homonymous regional unit. The island's seat is Limenas, which is often confused with Limenaria, the second largest town on the island. The island is lush and timber is one of Thassia's main income, as are marble mining, tourism, oil, olives, honey and more. Olives, pines, plane trees, firs, lime trees, cedars, crannies and other  trees cover the small plains to the summit of the mountains. It has about 14,000 inhabitants.