Dodecanese

The Dodecanese are a group of 15 larger plus 150 smaller islands in the southeastern and Eastern Mediterranean, off the coast of , of which 26 are inhabited.
Photo: Wojsyl, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Popular Destinations

is one of the largest and most fertile of the Greek Islands, and is one of the most visited because of its combination of beaches, archaeological sites, and extensive medieval town. Photo: Tango7174, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a popular tourist destination in the islands of the Dodecanese, located in the south-eastern part of the Aegean Sea, near the coast. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

is the largest settlement and capital city of the island of . Photo: Xlibber, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a small island in the , one of the northernmost islands of the Dodecanese complex. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Destinations

, also Carpathos, is the second largest of the Greek Dodecanese islands, in the southeastern . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

or Castellorizo is one of the of the Dodecanese. Photo: Cyverius, CC BY 3.0.

, also transliterated as Syme or Simi, is a island and municipality. Photo: Inkey, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an island in the Dodecanese group of the of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a island and municipality in the Dodecanese in the southern . Photo: Cmylonas, Public domain.

also spelled Nisiros is a volcanic island and municipality located in the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

, also Casos, is a municipality in the Dodecanese. Photo: Wikimedia, Copyrighted free use.

is an island in the Dodecanese. It is shaped like a butterfly, with the two wings joined by a narrow strip of land. Photo: Handrian, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Tílos is a small island and municipality located in the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Leipsoi is an island south of and to the north of in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Agathonísi is a small Greek and municipality located at the northernmost point of the Dodecanese in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Dodecanese

Latitude of center
36.8433° or 36° 50' 35.9" north
Longitude of center
27.1481° or 27° 8' 53.1" east
Elevation
61 metres (200 feet)
Geo­Names ID
263021

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Dodekanese
  • Albanian: Dodekanes
  • Arabic: Dodekanesa
  • Arabic: دوديكانيسيا
  • Arabic: ذوذيكانيسيا
  • Armenian: Դոդեկանես
  • Asturian: Archipiélagu del Dodecanesu
  • Basque: Dodekaneso
  • Basque: Dodekanesoko uhartedia
  • Belarusian: Дадэканес
  • Belarusian: Паўднёвыя Спарады
  • Breton: Dodekanesa
  • Bulgarian: Додеканези
  • Bulgarian: Додеканезки острови
  • Bulgarian: Южни Споради
  • Catalan: Dodecanès
  • Catalan: Dodecanés
  • Catalan: Dodekànisa
  • Catalan: On Iki Ada
  • Cebuano: Nomós Dodekanísou
  • Chinese: 佐則卡尼薩群島
  • Chinese: 佐澤卡尼索斯
  • Chinese: 佐澤卡尼索斯群島
  • Chinese: 十二群岛
  • Chinese: 十二群島
  • Chinese: 十二群島州
  • Chinese: 多得坎尼群岛
  • Chinese: 多德卡尼斯
  • Chinese: 多德卡尼斯群島
  • Chinese: 多德坎尼斯群岛
  • Chinese: 杜德卡內斯
  • Croatian: Dodekanez
  • Czech: Dodekaneské ostrovy
  • Czech: Dodekanské ostrovy
  • Czech: Dodekany
  • Czech: Dodekanés
  • Czech: Dodekanésos
  • Danish: Dodekaneserne
  • Danish: Dodekanesiske Øer
  • Dutch: Dodecanese
  • Dutch: Dodecanesos
  • Dutch: Dodecanesus
  • Dutch: Dodekanese
  • Dutch: Dodekanesos
  • Dutch: Dodekanisos
  • Dutch: Dodekánesos
  • Dutch: Dodekánisos
  • Esperanto: Dodekaneso
  • Esperanto: Dodekanesoj
  • Esperanto: Dodekanezo
  • Esperanto: Dodekanoj
  • Estonian: Dodekaneesid
  • Faroese: Dodekanes
  • Finnish: Dodekanesia
  • Finnish: Dodekanesian saaret
  • Finnish: Dodekanesian saaristo
  • French: Dodecanese
  • French: Dodecanèse
  • French: Dodécanese
  • French: Dodécanèse
  • Galician: Dodecaneso - Δωδεκάνησα
  • Galician: Dodecaneso
  • Georgian: დოდეკანესის კუნძულები
  • German: Dodekanes
  • German: Dodekanisos
  • German: GR-81
  • Greek: Dímos Ko
  • Greek: Δήμος Κω
  • Greek: Δωδεκάνησα
  • Greek: Κως
  • Greek: Νομός Δωδεκανήσου
  • Hebrew: דודקאנס
  • Hebrew: דודקנז
  • Hebrew: דודקנס
  • Hebrew: האיים הדודקאנסיים
  • Hebrew: האיים הדודקנסים
  • Hebrew: האיים הדוקדנסיים
  • Hungarian: Dodekanészosz
  • Icelandic: Tylftareyjar
  • Indonesian: Dodecanese
  • Indonesian: Dodekanisa
  • Irish: Na hOileáin Dhóideacanacha
  • Italian: Dodecaneso
  • Italian: Dodecanneso
  • Italian: Isole del Dodecaneso
  • Japanese: ドデカニサ
  • Japanese: ドデカニサ諸島
  • Japanese: ドデカニーズ諸島
  • Japanese: ドデカネス
  • Japanese: ドデカネス県
  • Japanese: ドデカネス諸島
  • Japanese: ドデカネーズ
  • Japanese: ドデカネーズ諸島
  • Japanese: ドデカネーゼ
  • Japanese: ドデカネーゼ諸島
  • Korean: 도데카네스
  • Korean: 도데카네스 제도
  • Korean: 도데카니사
  • Korean: 도데카니사 제도
  • Korean: 도데카니사 주
  • Korean: 도데카니사 현
  • Korean: 도데카니소스
  • Latin: Dodecanesos
  • Latin: Dodecanesus
  • Latvian: Dodekanesa
  • Lithuanian: Dodekanesas
  • Macedonian: Додеканези
  • Malay: Dodecanese
  • Malay: Dodekanisa
  • Mazanderani: دودکانیس
  • Norwegian: Dodekanesene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Dodekanesene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Dodekanesiske øyer
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Dodekanesane
  • Persian: دودکانس
  • Persian: دودکانسا
  • Polish: Dodekanez
  • Portuguese: Dodecaneso
  • Romanian: Arhipelagul Dodecanez
  • Romanian: Dodecanez
  • Romanian: Insulele dodecaneze
  • Russian: Додеканезские острова
  • Russian: Додеканес
  • Russian: Додеканесские острова
  • Russian: Спорады Южные
  • Russian: Южные Спорады
  • Scots: Dodecanese
  • Serbian: Dodekanez
  • Serbian: Δωδεκάνησα
  • Serbian: Додеканез
  • Serbian: Додекани
  • Serbian: Додоканези
  • Serbian: Префектура Додеканез
  • Serbian: Префектура Додекани
  • Serbo-Croatian: Dodekanez
  • Serbo-Croatian: Prefektura Dodekani
  • Sicilian: Dodecannesu
  • Slovak: Dodekaneské ostrovy
  • Slovak: Dodekanesos
  • Slovak: Dodekanezos
  • Slovak: Dodekanisa
  • Slovak: Dodekanisos
  • Slovak: Dodekanské ostrovy
  • Slovak: Dodekanéske ostrovy
  • Slovak: Dodekanésos
  • Slovak: Dodekanéz
  • Slovak: Dodekanézske ostrovy
  • Slovak: Dodekanézy
  • Slovenian: Dodekanez
  • Spanish: Archipielago del Dodecaneso
  • Spanish: Archipiélago del Dodecaneso
  • Spanish: Dodecaneso
  • Spanish: Islas del Dodecaneso
  • Swedish: Dodekaneiska öarna
  • Swedish: Dodekaneserna
  • Swedish: Dodekanesos
  • Swedish: Dodekanisos
  • Swedish: Tolvöarna
  • Thai: Dodecanese
  • Thai: หมู่เกาะโดเดคะนีส
  • Thai: โดเดคะนีส
  • Turkish: 12 Ada
  • Turkish: 12 Adalar
  • Turkish: Nero Island
  • Turkish: Oniki Ada
  • Turkish: Oniki Adalar
  • Turkish: Onikiada
  • Turkish: On İki Ada
  • Ukrainian: Додеканес
  • Ukrainian: Додеканеські острови
  • Ukrainian: Південні Споради
  • Urdu: Dodecanese
  • Urdu: جزائر دؤدیکانیز
  • Urdu: جزائر ڈوڈکینیز
  • Urdu: ڈوڈکینیز
  • Vietnamese: Dodecanese
  • Vietnamese: Dodekanisa
  • Vietnamese: Dodekánisa
  • Vietnamese: Quần đảo Dodecanese
  • Waray (Philippines): Dodekanesa
  • Welsh: Dodecanese
  • Western Panjabi: جزائر ڈوکینیز
  • Wu Chinese: 十二群岛
  • Dhodhekánisos
  • Nomos Dodecanese
  • Nomós Dhodhekanísou

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