|Coordinates: 36 ° 10 ’00 "N, 28 ° 00’ 00" E|
|With an area of 1 398 km ², Rhodes is the largest island of the Dodecanese and 4th in Greece.|
The island is about 78 km from north to south, 38 east to west and 220 km of coastline.
|Tour de l’île - circular coastal road 200 km.|
Distances between cities
From Rhodes to Lindos : 49 km, in Monolithos : 40 km; Kameiros : 157 km, to Thari : 70 km.
|Geology: Rhodes is a continental island mainly composed of hills and plateaus.|
Mountainous and rocky, it is formed south of Eocene and Cretaceous limestones folded in a direction east-north-east, central, north and east, land Pliocene.
The main mass is in the center, the Attavio (former Atabyrion) above 1200 m in the north, Saint-Elie (850 m) to the south-west Gramytis (800 m).
In the regions between the central mountain range and the coast, the terrain is mostly rugged with many valleys with gentle slopes.
It houses many sources.
|The Mount Atavyros (or Ataviros or Attavyros) culminates at 1 215 m, Mount Akramitis (or Gramithi) at 823 m and Mount Profitis Ilias (Prophet Elijah) to 798 m.|
|The ribs are cut slightly north, heading home Koumbournou the port of Rhodes , to the east is Cape Lindos , in the south , heading Prassonissi , to the west , heading Milianos.|
|Population: approximately 120,000.|
Density: 83.7 inhabitants / km ²