Kárpathos

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Kárpathos

(kär`päthôs), Ital. Scarpanto, Lat. Carpathus, island (1991 pop. 5,323), c.110 sq mi (280 sq km), SE Greece, in the Aegean Sea, one of the DodecaneseDodecanese
, Gr. Dhodhekánisos, island group (1991 pop. 163,476), c.1,035 sq mi (2,680 sq km), SE Greece, in the Aegean Sea, between Asia Minor and Crete, comprising the greater part of the group known as the Southern Sporades.
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. It is mountainous, rising to c.4,000 ft (1,220 m).
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The fact that Carpathos is a single island may be why Jeremiah 47:4 uses the singular "the island of Caphtor.