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 mile (31 km) sooth o Kavala.

Thasos

Θάσος
Limenas port o Thasos
Limenas port o Thasos
Thasos is locatit in Greece
Thasos
Thasos
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
KintraGreece
Admeenistrative regionEast Macedonie an Thrace
Regional unitThasos
MunicipalityThasos
Elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (2001)[1]
 • Rural
3,140
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitewww.thassos.gr

HistoryEedit

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

ReferencesEedit

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

Freemit airtinsEedit

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