Rhodes is a Greek island in the South Aegean Sea. It is the largest of the Dodecanese islands and Greece's fourth-largest after Crete, Evia, and Lesbos (Lesbos). For decades, it has been one of Greece's most popular tourist destinations both nationally and worldwide due to its ancient history, natural environment, beautiful beaches, as well as modern tourism amenities.

Rhodes is a small island that is oblong in form and resembles a spear blade. It's 460 kilometers southeast of Athens, 380 kilometers west of Cyprus, and 18 kilometers south of Turkey. Its length is 77 kilometers, width 37 kilometers, and total area of 1,401 square kilometers. It has 253 miles of coastline. The Attavyros (1210 meters), Artamytis (825 meters), and Prophet Ilias (800 meters) are the island's highest peaks.

The present population is around 117,000 people.Both air and sea travel are options for getting to the island.

Diagoras Airport, also known as the International Airport of Rhodes, is located in Paradisi, 15 kilometers from Rhodes town.

Except from the Greek language, most of the people on Rhodes speak English. Many of them are fluent in other languages, including German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian and others.The euro is the official currency.

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Highest Peak of the island