Dafni (Athos)

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Map of the Athonite peninsula.
Dafni, view from the sea

Dafni (Greek: Δάφνη) is a small settlement on Mount Athos. It is located on the southern coast of the Athonite peninsula between Xeropotamou Monastery and Simonopetra Monastery. It is used mainly as a port and an entry point to the Athonite monastic state, with daily ferries from the town of Ouranoupolis, Chalcidice. The 2001 Greek national census reported a population of 38 inhabitants.

Coordinates: 40°12′51″N 24°13′19″E / 40.214079°N 24.221817°E / 40.214079; 24.221817