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Kos
Κως
The harbour o Kos (ceety)
The harbour o Kos (ceety)
Kos is locatit in Greece
Kos
Kos
Coordinates: 36°51′N 27°14′E / 36.850°N 27.233°E / 36.850; 27.233Coordinates: 36°51′N 27°14′E / 36.850°N 27.233°E / 36.850; 27.233
Kintra Greece
Admeenistrative region Sooth Aegean
Regional unit Kos
Area
 • Municipality 287.2 km2 (110.9 sq mi)
Highest elevation 843 m (2,766 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 33,388
 • Municipality Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 19,432
Commonty
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 853 xx
Aurie code(s) 22420
Vehicle registration ΚΧ, ΡΟ, PK
Website 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 bi 8 kilometres (25 bi 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.[2] The island haes a population o 33,388.

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  1. "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)