Kálimnos

Kálimnos

(kä`lēmnôs), mountainous island (1991 pop. 15,706), 41 sq mi (106 sq km), SE Greece, 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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, 11 mi (18 km) off the coast of Asia Minor. A sponge-fishing center, it also produces figs, olives, citrus fruits, and almonds. The main town is Kálimnos, on the southeastern shore of the island.
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