Kos is a Greek island of the group of the Dodecanese, next
The island measures 40 by 8 kilometers (25 by 5 miles), and is 4 km (2 miles) from the
coast of Bodrum, Turkey, and the ancient region of Caria. The island constitutes a
municipality within the Kos regional unit, which is part of the South Aegean region. The
principal town of the island and seat of the municipality is Kos town. The island has a population of 33,388. Tourism is the primary industry. Some are attracted to the beaches.