Sifnos is located in the Aegean Sea and is populated by about 2.500 permanent residents. Sifnos'soil consists of rocks of granite, limestone, iron, copper, manganese. In the ancient times, Sifnos had gold and silver mines and quarries of Sifnian Stone from which the Sifnians created famous tableware. Many archaeological findings revealed the great power of Sifnos in minerals, ceramics and art. There are many sites to visit such as the Ancient Citadel of Agios Andreas, the Archaeological Museum in Kastro or trace the ancient towers around the island.