Kimolos (Capital town: Chorio Kimolou, Port: Psathi, Area: 36 km², Highest point: Mount Paleokastro, 364 m) is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea, belonging to the islands group of Cyclades, located on the SW tip of them, near the bigger island of Milos. Possessing a volcanic soil and a unique variety of minerals, it is famous for its fantastic beaches, ranging from thin sand to pebbles. It is considered as a middle class, rural island, not included in the tourist hotspots. Kimolos is the administrative center of the municipality of Kimolos which includes the uninhabited islands of Polyaigos, Agios Efstathios and Agios Georgios (purchased by a local ship owner family). The municipality’s land area is 53.251 km², and it reported a population of 769 inhabitants in the 2001 census.

 

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