Melos redirects here; for the Japanese short story, see Run, Melos MilosΜήλος The Bear Rocks off the shore of Milos The Bear Rocks off the shore of Milos Location Milos is located in GreeceMilosMilos Coordinates 36°41′N 24°25′E / 36.683°N 24.417°E / 36.683; 24.417Coordinates: 36°41′N 24°25′E / 36.683°N 24.417°E / 36.683; 24.417 Location within the region 250x250px Government Country: Greece Region: South Aegean Regional unit: Milos Population statistics (as of 2001) Municipality - Population: 4,771 - Area: 160.1 km (62 sq mi) - Density: 30 /km (77 /sq mi) Community - Population: 919 Other Time zone: EET/EEST Elevation (min-max): 0–748 m (0–2454 ft) Postal code: 840 xx Telephone: 22870 Auto: EM Website www. milos. gr Milos, is a volcanic Greek island in the Aegean Sea, just north of the Sea of Crete. Milos is the southwesternmost island in the Cyclades group. The island is famous for the statue of Aphrodite, and also for statues of the Greek god Asclepius (now in the British Museum) and the Poseidon and an archaic Apollo in Athens. The Municipality of Milos also includes the uninhabited offshore islands of Antimilos and Akradies. The combined land area is 160.147 km² and the 2001 census population was 4,771 inhabitants.