CHARACTERISTICS ABOUT TINOS
The “ handmade” island, as called by the philosopher Kornilios kostoriadis,
is located in North Cyclades. It is the third Cycladic Island in size
and it is 195 square kilometers.
The perimeter of its coast line is 114 kilometers and it is located
south-eastern of Andros and north- western of Myconos.
Tinos is separated with the famous pass of Andros-Tinos.
It has a population of 8.574 people, according to the census of 2001.
majority of its population ( 4.934) lives in the town of Tinos, while
the rest inhabitants live in the villages of the island.
Tinos is divided into
four geographical areas:
1. The town of Tinos
2. The Pano meri - Southeastern part of the island
3. The Kato meri - North part of the island
4. The Exo meri - West part of the island
The island consists of two municipalities and
1. The Municipality of Tinos which consists of the town of Tinos, the
traditional villages of Mountados, Karia, Mperdemiaros, Triandaros,
Dio Horia, Arnados,
Monastery of Kehrovouni, Skilantar, St. Sostis, St. Ioannis Porto and
2. The Municipality of Exompourfo which consists of the traditional
villages Ksinara, Loutra, Krokos, Sklavoxorio, Agapi, Perastra, Komi,
Kato Kleisma, Karkados, Aetofolia, Kalloni, Kardiani, Ysternia, Smardakito,
Tarabados, Kampos, Hatzirados, Ktikados, Tripotamos, Sberados, Tzados,
Kehros, Messi, Steni, Falatados, Kathlikaros, Mirsini, Potamia, Vathi,
Giannakis Coast, St. Romanos and Kolimpithra.
3. The Community of Panormos which consists of the villages Platheia,
Venarnados, Pyrgos, Marlas, Mamados and Panormos.