Dodecanese

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Dodecanese

Νομός Δωδεκανήσου
Umwhile prefectur
Location o Dodecanese in Greece
Location o Dodecanese in Greece
Location o municipalities within Dodecanese Prefectur
Location o municipalities within Dodecanese Prefectur
KintraGreece
PeripherySooth Aegean
CaipitalRhodes
Subdiveesions
Area
 • Total2,714 km2 (1,048 sq mi)
Aurie rank18th
Population
 (2005)
 • Tot200,452
 • Rank12th
 • Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
 • Density rank14th
Postal codes
85x xx
Aurie codes2241-2247
ISO 3166 codeGR-81

The Dodecanese (/ddɪkəˈnz/; Greek: Δωδεκάνησα, Dodekánisa, [ðoðeˈkanisa], leeterally 'twal islands') are a group o 12 lairger plus 150 smawer Greek islands in the Aegean Sea, o which 26 are inhabitit.

Coordinates: 36°22′23″N 27°13′05″E / 36.373°N 27.218°E / 36.373; 27.218