Kos

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Kos
Κως
The harbour o Kos (ceety)
The harbour o Kos (ceety)
Location
Kos is located in Greece
Kos
Kos
Coordinates 36°51′N 27°14′E / 36.850°N 27.233°E / 36.850; 27.233
Govrenment
Kintra: Greece
Region: Sooth Aegean
Regional unit: Kos
Population statistics (as o 2011)
Municipality
 - Population: 33,388
 - Aurie: 287.2 km2 (111 sq mi)
 - Densitie: 116 /km2 (301 /sq mi)
Municipal unit
 - Population: 19,432
Ither
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (min-max): 0 - 843 m ­(0 - 2766 ft)
Postal: 853 xx
Telephone: 22420
Auto: ΚΧ, ΡΟ, PK
Wabsteid
www.kos.gr

Kos or Cos (Greek: Κως) is a Greek island o the group o the Dodecanese, next tae the Gulf o Gökova/Cos. The island measurs 40 by 8 kilometres (25 by 5 miles), an is 4 km (2 miles) frae the coast o Bodrum, Turkey, an the auncient region o Caria. The island furms a separate municipality within the Kos regional unit, which is pairt o the Sooth Aegean region. The principal toun o the island an seat o the municipality is Kos toun.[1] The island haes a population o 33,388.

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  1. Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)