Halki (Greek: Χάλκη; alternatively Chalce or Chalki) is a Greek island andmunicipality in the Dodecanese archipelago in the Aegean Sea, some 6 km (4 mi) west of Rhodes. With the area of 28 km2 (11 sq mi), it is the smallest inhabited island of Dodecanese. It is part of the Rhodes regional unit. It has permanent population of 330 (increased during the summer months), concentrated in the only village Emborio. The 2001 census showed a population of 313 inhabitants. The community is divided in two parts, Chorio (also spelled Horio - the village) Χωριό andEmporio Εμποριό (the port).