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Patmos

      Πάτμος (3/5/2006 v.1) Patmos (4/5/2006 v.1)
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Author(s) : Kefala Konstantia (25/9/2005)
Translation : Koutras Nikolaos (19/10/2006)

For citation: Kefala Konstantia, "Patmos", 2006,
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Islands

General Information

Area: 34.142 km2

Coastline length: 72 km

Population: 2,984

Island capital and its population: Patmos (625)

Administrative structure: Region of South Aegean, Prefecture of the Dodecanese, Province of Kalymnos, Municipality of Patmos

Local newspapers: Patmiaka Chronika (is being published at Patmos), Patmiaki (is being published at Athens)

Local radio stations: Radio Patmos, Style FΜ, Patmos Municipal Radio Station

Local TV stations: TV Patmos

Museums: Vestry of the Monastery of Agios Ioannes Theologos

Archaeological sites and monuments: Hellenistic Fortification at Kastelli, Monastery of Agios Ioannes Theologos

Traditional settlements: Scala, Chora

Natural monuments: The north and the south part of the island have been declared Important Bird Areas of Greece

Cultural clubs: Association for the Protection and Promotion of Patmos, Kambiotes Association "Evangelistria", Patmos Women Association "Patiniotissa", Patmos Women Association "Spitha", Patmos Theatre Group, Patmos Association "Techni"

Festivals: Festival of Sacred Music of Patmos "The Holy Apocalypse of Music" (September). On Monday after Easter the Municipality of Patmos organizes festival

Religious feasts: On St Panteleimon's day at Chiliomodi (July 27th), Transfiguration of the Saviour at Kambos (August 5th and 6th), Procession of the icon of Virgin Mary at Chora (August 14th), Dormition of the Virgin Mary at Panagia Geranou and at Panagia Exoskalas (August 15th), Panagias Erimitiriou at Livadi Kalogiron (August 23d), Holy Cross (September 13d), On St Theklas' day at Agia Thekla islet (September 24th), Monastery of Agios Ioannes Theologos (September 26th), On Apostle Thomas' day (October 6th), On St Christodoulos' day (October 21st), On St John's day (May 8th)

Sport events: "Xantheia" (May)

Sport clubs: Patmos Sport Club "Xanthos Patmios"

 
 
 

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