Embonas

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from Embona)
Jump to: navigation, search
Embonas
Έμπωνας
Ruins of the Temple of Zeus, on Attavyros Mountain
Ruins of the Temple of Zeus, on Attavyros Mountain
Embonas is located in Greece
Embonas
Embonas
Coordinates: 36°13.7′N 27°51.5′E / 36.2283°N 27.8583°E / 36.2283; 27.8583Coordinates: 36°13.7′N 27°51.5′E / 36.2283°N 27.8583°E / 36.2283; 27.8583
Country Greece
Administrative region South Aegean
Regional unit Rhodes
Municipality Rhodes
Municipal unit Attavyros
Community[1]
 • Population 1,242 (2011)
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 2011 its population was 1,242; 1,061 in the village proper and 181 in the locality of Mandriko (Μανδρικό).

Overview[edit]

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.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Emponas at Wikimedia Commons