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Ruins of the Temple of Zeus, on Attavyros Mountain
Embonas (yellow dot) within Attavyros (red) and the Regional Unit of Rhodes
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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).
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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