Symi is 58 sq. km and it has a coast length of 85km, with capes and bays. It is mountainous and rocky. The islets Nimos and Sesklia stand out at a close distance. There are the settlements of Symi, Emporios, Marathounta, Pedio and Panormitis where the monastery of Archaggelos Michael and an important pilgrimage are located.