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Dimos Kasos

Kasos (Κάσος, ), also Casos, is a Greek island municipality in the Dodecanese. It is the southernmost island in the Aegean Sea, and is part of the Karpathos regional unit. , its population was 1084. The island is known in Italian as Caso.

Kasos lies southwest of Karpathos, between this island and Crete. Adjacent to the island is the Strait of Kasos, through which some of the Modified Atlantic Water enters the Sea of Crete. Its shape is elliptic and resembles that of Rhodes. The main island has a surface of 49 km2, and it is 17 km long and 6 km wide. It is very mountainous, its highest mount being Mt. Prionas, which is 550 m high. There is fresh water on the island.

The Municipality of Kasos (Δήμος Κάσου) includes several uninhabited offshore islands, the largest of which are Armathia and Makronisi. Its total land area is 69.464 km².

The island has five villages, Fry (pronounced like "free", pop. 357 ), Agia Marina (444 ), Panagia (34 ), Poli (80 ), and Arvanitochori (169 ). Fry is the capital and home to the island's harbor, Agia Marina is most populous village. The airport is located close to Fry and is big enough for an ATR 42 to land.

Kasos is notable for its lack of large scale tourism, the quality of its fish, cheeses, and other culinary specialties, and its hospitality toward visitors.

 

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Latitude / Longitude : 35° 23' 36" N / 26° 55' 6" E | Time zone : UTC+2:0 / UTC+3 | Currency : EUR | Telephone : 30  

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