Karpathos is one of the most beautiful islands in Dodecanese, the second in size after Rhodes (301 sq. km and length of shores = 160 km). The population of Karpathos is 6.5 thousand people.  The capital is “Pigadia” or “Karpathos”, while the whole island is comprised by 12 villages.


Karpathos also has protected areas (Northern Karpathos and Saria island) due to rare species of animals and plants that inhabit in those places.