Apolakkia

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Apolakkia
Απολακκιά
Village
Apolakkia (yellow dot) within South Rhodes (red) and the Regional Unit of Rhodes
Apolakkia (yellow dot) within South Rhodes (red) and the Regional Unit of Rhodes
Apolakkia is located in Greece
Apolakkia
Apolakkia
Apolakkia (yellow dot) within South Rhodes (red) and the Regional Unit of Rhodes
Coordinates: 36°03′58.86″N 27°47′19.68″E / 36.0663500°N 27.7888000°E / 36.0663500; 27.7888000Coordinates: 36°03′58.86″N 27°47′19.68″E / 36.0663500°N 27.7888000°E / 36.0663500; 27.7888000
Country  Greece
Region South Aegean
Regional unit Rhodes
Municipality Rhodes
Municipal unit South Rhodes
Area
 • Total 29.1 km2 (11.2 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 415
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website South Rhodes

Apolakkia (Greek: Απολακκιά) is a Greek village in the municipal unit of South Rhodes, on the island of Rhodes, South Aegean region. In 2001 its population was of 415.

Geography[edit]

The village is located in a valley between two hills, near the Aegean Coast, 78 km from the town of Rhodes and 37 from Lindos. Nearest villages are Arnitha (3,5 km), Istrios and Monolithos.

Main sights[edit]

Apolakkia Beach, also known as Limni, is a receptive place for summer tourism. The beach, on the west side of Rhodes Coast, is 3,500 m long and 35m wide.[1]

Near Apolakkia are located the ancient ruins of the churches of Agia Irini and Agios Giorgios. Some km in north of the settlement is located the Apolakkia Lake.[2]

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External links[edit]

Media related to Apolakkia at Wikimedia Commons