Milos Geography

Milos Greece is situated in the northwest part of the group of the Cyclades islands, in the Aegean Sea. It is at halfway between Piraeus and Crete, south of Kimolos, southwest of Sifnos and northwest of Folegandros. Milos Island is the fifth largest island of the Cyclades, has an area of 151 square kilometers, a coastline of 126 kilometers and a population of 5,000 inhabitants.

An island with impressive volcanic geology and rich history, the shape of Milos reminds of a horseshoe. In between the two sides of the island, the penetrating sea forms a huge bay and a safe natural harbor, Adamas, which is one of the largest in the Mediterranean. Administratively Milos belongs to the prefecture of the Cyclades and particular in the section of Eastern Cyclades.

The geography of Milos is not known for its tall mountains. Actually, the highest is Mount Halakas, in the southwest of the island, which rises at an altitude of 751 meters. However, the most impressive geographical element of Milos is the huge cliffs in the southern side, such as Kleftiko, which look like upside-down cliffs into the sea.

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MapView the map of Milos with the main villages, beaches, and sightseeing. Also, the location of the port and the airport.
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