Archanes–Asterousia
Αρχάνες-Αστερούσια
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Archanes–Asterousia is located in Greece
Archanes–Asterousia
Archanes–Asterousia
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 35°14′N 25°10′E / 35.233°N 25.167°E / 35.233; 25.167Coordinates: 35°14′N 25°10′E / 35.233°N 25.167°E / 35.233; 25.167
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCrete
Regional unitHeraklion
Area
 • Municipality337.1 km2 (130.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
16,692
 • Municipality density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Archanes–Asterousia (Greek: Αρχάνες-Αστερούσια) is a municipality in Heraklion regional unit, Crete, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the village Peza.[2] The municipality has an area of 337.137 km2.[3]

Municipality

The municipality Archanes–Asterousia was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

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.