Apolakkia

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Apolakkia
Απολακκιά
Apolakkia is located in Greece
Apolakkia
Apolakkia
Coordinates: 36°4′N 27°47.3′E / 36.067°N 27.7883°E / 36.067; 27.7883Coordinates: 36°4′N 27°47.3′E / 36.067°N 27.7883°E / 36.067; 27.7883
Country Greece
Administrative region South Aegean
Regional unit Rhodes
Municipality Rhodes
Municipal unit South Rhodes
Community[1]
 • Population 496 (2011)
 • Area (km2) 29.1
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Apolakkia (Greek: Απολακκιά) is a Greek village in the municipal unit of South Rhodes, on the island of Rhodes, South Aegean region. In 2011 its population was 496.

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.[2]

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.[3]

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External links[edit]

Media related to Apolakkia at Wikimedia Commons