Agios Vasileios
Άγιος Βασίλειος
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Agios Vasileios is located in Greece
Agios Vasileios
Agios Vasileios
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 35°15′N 24°27′E / 35.250°N 24.450°E / 35.250; 24.450Coordinates: 35°15′N 24°27′E / 35.250°N 24.450°E / 35.250; 24.450
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCrete
Regional unitRethymno
Area
 • Municipality359.2 km2 (138.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
7,427
 • Municipality density21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Community
 • Population130 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Agios Vasileios (Greek: Άγιος Βασίλειος) is a village and a municipality in Rethymno regional unit, Crete, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the village Spili.[2] The municipality has an area of 359.171 km2 (138.677 sq mi).[3]

Municipality

The municipality Agios Vasileios was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 2 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

Province

The province of Agios Vasileios (Greek: Επαρχία Αγίου Βασιλείου) was one of the provinces of the Rethymno Prefecture. It had the same territory as the present municipality.[4] It was abolished in 2006.

References

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ a b "ΦΕΚ A 87/2010, Kallikratis reform law text" (in Greek). Government Gazette.
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.
  4. ^ "Detailed census results 1991" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-03. (39 MB) (in Greek and French)