Embonas

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Embonas
Έμπωνας
Village
Ruins of the Temple of Zeus, on Attavyros Mountain
Ruins of the Temple of Zeus, on Attavyros Mountain
Embonas (yellow dot) within Attavyros (red) and the Regional Unit of Rhodes
Embonas (yellow dot) within Attavyros (red) and the Regional Unit of Rhodes
Embonas is located in Greece
Embonas
Embonas
Embonas (yellow dot) within Attavyros (red) and the Regional Unit of Rhodes
Coordinates: 36°13′42.96″N 27°51′29.88″E / 36.2286000°N 27.8583000°E / 36.2286000; 27.8583000Coordinates: 36°13′42.96″N 27°51′29.88″E / 36.2286000°N 27.8583000°E / 36.2286000; 27.8583000
Country  Greece
Region South Aegean
Regional unit Rhodes
Municipality Rhodes
Municipal unit Attavyros
Population (2001)
 • Total 1,451
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Embonas (Greek: Έμπωνας), sometimes transliterated Emponas, is a Greek mountain village, seat of the municipal unit of Attavyros, on the island of Rhodes, South Aegean region. In 2001 its population was 1,451; 1,126 in the village proper and 235 in the locality of Mandriko (Μανδρικό).

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It is located halfway up the Attavyros, a gray rocky mountain of 1,215 m height. On the top is a temple of Zeus. The village is the centre of wine industry on Rhodes and attracts many tourist daytrips.

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