Adamantas

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For the Gnostic mythological figure Adamas, see Gnosticism. In the Iliad Adamas is a grandson of Hyrtacus.
Adamantas

Αδάμαντας
Adamas Milos.JPG
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
CountryGreece
Administrative regionSouth Aegean
Regional unitMilos
MunicipalityMilos
Community
 • Population1,347 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationEM

Adamantas (Greek: Αδάμαντας, older form Αδάμας, from the Greek αδάμας= "diamond") is the harbor town of Milos island. It has a population of 1,347 people (2011).

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. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.