Map of Hydra Greece
is an island in the Saronic Gulf opposite of Argolis , which belongs to
the prefecture of Attica. Located near Ermionida and has an area of 49.5 sq km
and a population of 2,387 inhabitants The land is mountainous and rocky and only
a small proportion is cultivated. The highest peak is the mount Erotas( 397 m )
. The agricultural production is very limited. Because it is considered as one
of the most beautiful islands in the Mediterranean , Hydra is a polpular holiday
The capital of the island , Hydra , is built on the slopes of a natural hollow ground with a unique architectural style with mansions and folk houses .