Milos

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Milos
Μήλος
Chora Milos.jpg
Milos-10.jpg
Abandoned sulfur mines, Milos, 153059.jpg
Klima on Milos, syrmata, 152738.jpg
Cathedral Portiani, Zephyria, Milos, 153115.jpg
Plaka on Milos, Street above the Archaeological Museum, 152621.jpg
From top:
Official seal of Milos
Location of Milos
Coordinates: 36°41′N 24°25′E / 36.683°N 24.417°E / 36.683; 24.417Coordinates: 36°41′N 24°25′E / 36.683°N 24.417°E / 36.683; 24.417
Country Greece
Administrative region South Aegean
Regional unitMilos
CapitalPlaka
Highest elevation
748 m (2,454 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total4,977
Demonym(s)Melian
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
848 00, 848 01
Telephone2287
Websitewww.milos.gr

Milos or Melos is a volcanic Greek island in the Aegean Sea, just north of the Sea of Crete. Milos is the southwesternmost island in the Cyclades group. Melos is one of the Aegean Islands where many ancient artifacts were found, including the Venus de Milo. This island covers 160.147 square miles (414.78 square kilometres).

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