Adamantas

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For the Gnostic mythological figure Adamas, see Gnosticism. In the Iliad Adamas is a grandson of Hyrtacus.
Adamantas
Αδάμαντας
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Location
Adamantas is located in Greece
Adamantas
Adamantas
Coordinates 36°43.5′N 24°26.7′E / 36.7250°N 24.4450°E / 36.7250; 24.4450Coordinates: 36°43.5′N 24°26.7′E / 36.7250°N 24.4450°E / 36.7250; 24.4450
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: South Aegean
Regional unit: Milos
Municipality: Milos
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Community
 - Population: 1,391
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Auto: EM

Adamantas (Greek: Αδάμαντας, older form Αδάμας, from the Greek αδάμας= "diamond") is the harbor town of Milos island. It has a population of 1,700 people.

Highlights:

  • The French cemetery, used in the years of the Crimean war.
  • The 600-year-old church of the Holy Trinity.
  • The Milos Mining Museum.
  • The Maritime Museum.

Adamantas is the cultural and commercial center of the island.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 793 KB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003.