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Samothrace (also Samothraki) (Greek: Σαμοθράκη, [samoˈθraci]) is a Greek islandin the northern Aegean Sea. It is a municipality within the Evros regional unit ofThrace. The island is 17 km (11 mi) long and is 178 km2 (69 sq mi) in size and has a population of 2,723 (2001 census). Its main industries are fishing and tourism. Resources on the island includes granite and basalt. Samothrace is one of the most rugged Greek islands, with Mt. Fengari rising to 1,611 m.