Embonas

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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
Embonas (yellow dot) within Attavyros municipal unit (red)
Emponas (Location in Rhodes).png
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
CountryGreece
Administrative regionSouth Aegean
Regional unitRhodes
MunicipalityRhodes
Municipal unitAttavyros
Community
 • Population1,242 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

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]

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

External links[edit]

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