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Greek island with just 24 inhabitants wants to pay families £450 a month to live there


If running away and living on an idyllic island in the middle of crystal clear waters is something you’ve always dreamed of  then this might be the chance of a lifetime.

Antikythera, situated between Crete and Kythira, has a tiny population of just 24 permanent residents, increasing to 40 during the summer.

There are very few children and the average is over 50, but officials are hoping to change this with a “re-population project”.

Under the scheme, set up by the Metropolitan Bishop of Kythera and Monemvasia and the local council, the authorities will provide each family with a monthly…



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