Thasos (toun)

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Limenas port o Thasos
Limenas port o Thasos
Thasos is locatit in Greece
Coordinates: 40°46.5′N 24°42.5′E / 40.7750°N 24.7083°E / 40.7750; 24.7083Coordinates: 40°46.5′N 24°42.5′E / 40.7750°N 24.7083°E / 40.7750; 24.7083
Kintra Greece
Admeenistrative region East Macedonie an Thrace
Regional unit Thasos
Municipality Thasos
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Rural 3,140
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Simmer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Thasos (Greek: Θάσος) is a toun on the island o Thasos in northren Greece. It is the caipital an main toun o the island. The toun is cried Limenas Thasou or for short juist Limenas (Greek: Λιμένας Θάσου, "Harbour of Thasos") an aw tae distinguish the toun frae the island on which it is situatit. The toun is locatit on the northwast corner o the island, approximately 17 nautical miles (31 km) sooth o Kavala.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The current toun wis built wast frae the auncient toun. In an aroond Thasos, thare are mony ruins datin frae antiquity. Maist o the finds frae local airchaeological steids are on display at the Airchaeological Museum o Thasos in Thasos toun.

Harbour o Limenas

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 

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