• Fast facts

Population 2021: 72 inhabitants
Older Censuses
2011: 93, 2001: 181, 1991: 215, 1940: 378 ,1869: 306 inhabitants
Population density per km2 5 inhabitants 

Village altitude 
570 m
Region averege altitude 588 m, mountain
Village land area 
0,02 km2
Region land area 13,3 km2
Parish church 1 orthodox, Evaggelismos tis Theotokou (the Annunciation of Virgin).
relies mainly on agriculture (mainly vineyards, olives, vegetables), stock-farming.

  • Description

Kosmadei  village (Greek: Κοσμαδαίοι) is located northwest at the island, lying northeast at the foot of Kerkis mountain. The distances are:  from Samos town 42 km, from Karlovasi town 12,5 Km, from Pythagorio town 42 Km and from Marathokampos village 14 Km. 

Administratively consists, the local communities of Kosmadei , which belongs to Karlovasi municipal unit, of West Samos Municipality with Karlovasi capital

Built at 570 m, it is the third highest village of Samos (along with Mesogeios village), with excellent view from northeast to northwest, to Aegean sea till Asia Minor coasts and Karlovasi town lying ahead.

The road to get to the village is uphill, but compensates with a beautiful view and lush vegetation, through which the road passes.

  • Name

The name of the village comes from the first settler named Kosmas, who moved with his family from the nearby Kastania village .

  • Settlements

Until the end of the 19th c., Kosmadei village included six settlements, the Kasolides, Galatridas, Antonakides, Plakiotes, Migardes and Nikoloudes, who took their names from the first settlers, and consisted of 191 houses, all settlements.  During the period of the island’s revolution against the Ottomans (1821 – 1824), the inhabitants of the above settlements hosted the women and children from Karlovasi town, in order to protect them.

Today there is only the settlement of Nikoloudes with 11 inhabitants and it is located 3 km north-east Kosmadei on the road that leads to the village. The name of the settlement comes from the first inhabitant who was named Nikolaou. The name still exists in the village.

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Address & Contact

Our Address

Kosmadei, Samos T.K. 83200


37.761546375822, 26.66067256469



Our Useful Features & Services

Beautiful view

Lush vegetation

Restaurant and coffee


Road: asphalt, winding uphill


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