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The island of Rhodes is situated between the Aegean and the Mediterranean seas about 11 km from the coast of Asia Minor (Turkey). It has a population of about 100.000 inhabitants. It is by far the largest island in the Dodecanese with an area of about 1400 sq. km. Rhodes is diamond-shaped, 77 km long with a maximum width of about 36km. There is a range of hills rising in the center with mount Ataviros the highest at about 1200m. Finally much of the island is fertile with a variety of fauna and flora.

Time zone
GMT +2 hours
Central European Time


Language(s) spoken
Greek, English, German, Italian, French

Electrical system
Local voltage is 220 Volts.

Shopping hours
In the City of Rhodes:
Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 13:00 and from 17:00 to 21:00
Saturday from 9:00 am to 14:00 pm

In the Medieval Town & tourist areas
Monday-Sunday all day long

Time and distance to city center
5 minutes/ 4 kilometres

Weather in RHODES

Weather in Rhodes in late June is pleasant, with average temperature 26 0 C (79 0F).