Minoa Pediada
Μινώα Πεδιάδα
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Minoa Pediada is located in Greece
Minoa Pediada
Minoa Pediada
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 35°12′N 25°21′E / 35.200°N 25.350°E / 35.200; 25.350Coordinates: 35°12′N 25°21′E / 35.200°N 25.350°E / 35.200; 25.350
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCrete
Regional unitHeraklion
Area
 • Municipality398.2 km2 (153.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
17,563
 • Municipality density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Minoa Pediada (Greek: Μινώα Πεδιάδα, "Minoan Plain") is a municipality in Heraklion regional unit, Crete, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the village Evangelismos.[2] The municipality has an area of 398.206 km2 (153.748 sq mi).[3]

Municipality

The municipality Minoa Pediada 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.