Oinousses is Greek island is the larger from 8 smaller islands some 2 kilometres off the north-east coast of the Greek island of Chios and 8 km west of Turkey. Administratively the islands form a municipality within the Chios regional unit, which is part of the North Aegean region. The principal town of the islands and seat of the municipality is also called Oinousses. Oinousses have few inhabitants, living primarily in the islands’ town of Oinoússes (pop. 792), and a recently built monastery. The vast majority of the workforce of the island is engaged in seafaring, fishing and goat-herding.