The area of Kimolos island is 36 km2 and the length of the coasts is 38 km with a lot of bays, sandy and rocky beaches and numerous sea caves. Its shape is an almost regular pentagon and the terrain is hilly with highest summit Paliokastro (365 m).
It has approximately 600 permanent residents, most of which live at Chorio where there is no great central square but several smaller ones like: Theoskepasti, Giorgila (with a well), Kambos (where the Children’s Playground is), while, the largest one, of the School, has beautiful view and is ideal for someone to watch the full moon of August rising.
Smaller settlements that are inhabited mainly in the summer, while in the winter few of them have residents: Psathi (port), Goupa, Kara, Prassa, Aliki, Bonatsa and Dekas. Opposite the church of Odigitria there is the new Archaeological Museum and in the Castle the Folklore Museum.
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