Hinitsa: The enchanting bay with blue waters

Hinitsa: The enchanting bay with blue waters

Hinitsa: According to census of 2011 has two residents

THE Hinitsa is a small island south of Portohelio, at the entrance of the Argolic gulf. According to census of 2011 has two residents.

There are two coves on the island which are used for anchoring small boats.

In ancient times, the island was called Alyoussa, a name due to the name of the adjacent ancient city, Alio. Mentioned by Pausanias. According to one opinion, its name is due to a corruption of the ancient Aliussa (Aliussa, Haliussa due to the forest, Chalitsa, Hinitsa).

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