Corfu is a Greek island located in the Ionian Sea. Located in the far northwest of Greece, Corfu is the second largest Ionian Island with various small satellite islands next to it. Along with the smaller islands of Othonoi, Mathraki, and Ereikoussa, the northernmost Ionian Island is a single municipality, spanning an area of almost 611.000 sq km. Of the total surface, the island of Corfu covers almost 593.000 sq km. The populace of the municipality is around 32,000. Corfu Town, the commercial, cultural and transport center of the island, is its capital.
Because of the abundant greenery, many travelers refer to Corfu as “Green Island.” Roughly extending from northwest to southeast, it boasts lush forests, high hills, and numerous beaches. You can find many churches and several fortresses throughout the island, as well as acclaimed museums in Corfu Town. Nightlife spots are predominantly available in the northern part of Green Island. The island’s capital is the main seaport and the port of call for cruise ships.