The commercial centre
of Milos, Triovasalos is one of five villages, together with Plaka,
Tripiti, Plakes, and Pera Triovasalos, that lie adjacent to each
other and form the main population centre on Milos. They and are referred to
collectively as the
"up-villages", by the locals, as they lie away from the seaside at an elevation
of about 150m.