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The Cyclades (/ˈsɪklədiːz/; Greek: Κυκλάδες, Kykládes [kikˈlaðes]) are an island group in the Aegean Sea, southeast of mainland Greece and a former administrative prefecture of Greece. They are one of the island groups which constitute the Aegean archipelago. The name refers to the islands around ("cyclic", κυκλάς) the sacred island of Delos. The largest island of the Cyclades is Naxos, however the most populated is Syros.
Greek island group in the Aegean Sea
Former prefecture in South Aegean, Greece
|• Total||2,572 km2 (993 sq mi)|
|• Density||46/km2 (120/sq mi)|
|ISO 3166 code||GR-82|