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Xirosterni

Xirosterni is a village and a community located in the Apokoronas region close to the northwest coast of the island of Crete, Greece, in Chania regional unit. The community consists of the settlements Xirosterni and Litsarda. It is approximately ...

Zaros

Zaros is a village and a former municipality in the Heraklion regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Faistos, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 71.803 k ...

Ziros, Lasithi

Ziros is a village in the municipality Sitia, Lasithi regional unit, Crete, Greece. It was the seat of government for the former municipality Lefki. The village of Ziros is located 30 kilometres South of Sitia on the Sitia - of Piskokefalo - Epan ...

Zoniana

Zoniana is a town and a former municipality in the Rethymno regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Mylopotamos, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 17.926 ...

Dikti

Dikti or Dicte or Latin: Aegaeum mons) is a mountain range on the east of the island of Crete in the regional unit of Lasithi. On the west it extends to the regional unit of Heraklion. According to some Greek mythology, Zeus was reared on this mo ...

Elaea (promontory of Crete)

Elaea or Elaia was the ancient name of a promontory on the northeast coast of Crete, Greece, which was mentioned by Ptolemy, on which was a temple of Zeus Diktaios. The site is near the modern town of Palaikastron.

Mount Ida (Crete)

Mount Ida, known variously as Idha, Idhi, Idi, Ita. The massif including the mountain is called Psiloritis. E 2.456 m 8.057 feet, IDA is the highest mountain on Crete. It has the highest topographic prominence in Greece. Nature Park, which includ ...

Akrotiri, Crete

Akrotiri is a peninsula and former municipality in the Chania regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Chania, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 112.644 k ...

Gourgouthakas

Gourgouthakas is a cave located in the Lefka Ori mountains on the Greek island of Crete. It is the deepest cave in Greece, with an explored depth of 1.208 metres, and is the 43rd deepest in the world. Gourgouthakas was discovered in 1990 speleolo ...

Kyriamadi

Kyriamadi is a peninsula in the northeast of Crete. Small landbridges connect it to the Toplou peninsula of mainland Crete in the south, and the peninsula Sideros in the northeast. It is close to the palm tree forest of Vai. Administratively it c ...

Kythira Strait

Kythira Strait is a waterway off Kythira in southern Greece. The Kythira–Antikythira Strait is situated within the Western Hellenic arc. It measures approximately 100 kilometres in length and is situated between the Peloponnese and the island of ...

Lake Voulismeni

Lake Voulismeni is a former sweetwater small lake, later connected to the sea, located at the centre of the town of Agios Nikolaos on the Greek island of Crete. It has a circular shape of a diameter of 137 m and depth 48.8m. The locals refer to i ...

Spinalonga Peninsula

The Spinalonga Peninsula is part of the uninhabited Kalydon island area within the region of Elounda, Crete, Greece. To its north, the true island of Spinalonga can be found. To its east the island of Kolokythas can be found partially enclosing a ...

Agios Vasileios, Rethymno

Agios Vasileios is a village and a municipality in Rethymno regional unit, Crete, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the village Spili. The municipality has an area of 359.171 km 2.

Amari (municipality)

Amari is a village and a municipality in Rethymno regional unit, Crete, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the village Agia Foteini. The municipal unit has an area of 277.285 km 2. One of the major geographic features of Amari is the Amari V ...

Anogeia

Anogeia is a municipality in the Rethymno regional unit, Crete, Greece. The municipality has an area of 102.632 km 2. Population 2.379. When exactly were Anogeia founded and by whom, is not known. Many believe that the original settlement was fou ...

Apokoronas

Apokoronas is a municipality and a former province in the Chania regional unit, north-west Crete, Greece. It is situated on the north coast of Crete, to the east of Chania itself. The seat of the municipality is the village Vryses. The municipali ...

Faistos

Faistos is a municipality in Heraklion regional unit, Crete, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the village Moires. It is named after the ancient city Phaistos, located in the municipality. The municipality has an area of 410.810 km 2.

Hersonissos

Hersonissos, Chersonisos, pronounced), also transliterated as Chersonisos and Hersonisos, is a town and a local government unit in the north of Crete, bordering the Mediterranean / Aegean Sea. The town is about 25 kilometers east of Heraklion and ...

Ierapetra

The town of Ierapetra in the local dialect: Γεράπετρο Gerapetro is located on the southeast coast of Crete, along the beach of Ierapetra Bay. It lies south of Agios Nikolaos and southwest of Sitia and is an important regional centre. With its 16. ...

Kantanos-Selino

Kantanos-Selino is a municipality in Chania regional unit, Crete, Greece. It is numbered 4 on the map of the Chania region. The seat of the municipality is the village of Palaiochora. The municipality has an area of 376.254 km 2.

Lasithi Plateau

The Lasithi Plateau, sometimes spelt Lassithi Plateau is a high endorheic plateau, located in the Lasithi regional unit in eastern Crete, Greece. Since the 1997 Kapodistrias reform, it is a municipality whose seat is Tzermiado and the second bigg ...

Malevizi

Malevizi is a municipality in Heraklion regional unit, Crete, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the village Gazi. The municipality has an area of 291.907 km 2.

Mylopotamos, Crete

Mylopotamos is a municipality in Rethymno regional unit, on Crete, southern Greece. The seat of the municipality is the village Perama. The municipal unit has an area of 360.703 km 2.

Platanias

Platanias is a village and municipality on the Greek island of Crete. It is located about 10 km west from the city of Chania and east of Kastelli-Kissamos, on Chania Bay. The seat of the municipality is the village Gerani. Platanias is a popular ...

Rethymno (municipality)

The Municipality of Rethymno is a municipality in the Rethymno of the region of Crete established by Kallikratis reform. It consists of the unification of the pre-existing municipalities Arkadi, Lappa, Rethymno and Nikiforos Fokas of Rethymno Pre ...

Sfakia

Sfakia is a mountainous area in the southwestern part of the island of Crete, in the Chania regional unit. It is considered to be one of the few places in Greece that have never been fully occupied by foreign powers. With a 2011 census population ...

Sitia

Sitia is a port town and a municipality in Lasithi, Crete, Greece. The town has 9.912 inhabitants and the municipality has 18.318. It lies east of Agios Nikolaos and northeast of Ierapetra. Sitia port is on the Sea of Crete, part of the Aegean Se ...

Chania (regional unit)

Chania is one of the four regional units of Crete, it covers the westernmost quarter of the island. Its capital is the city of Chania. Chania borders only one other regional unit: that of Rethymno to the east. The western part of Crete is bounded ...

Heraklion (regional unit)

The regional unit of Heraklion borders on the regional units of Rethymno to the west and Lasithi to the east. Farmlands are situated in the central and the northern parts, at the coast and in valleys. The mountains dominate the rest of the region ...

Lasithi

Lasithi is the easternmost regional unit on the island of Crete, to the east of Heraklion. Its capital is Agios Nikolaos, the other major towns being Ierapetra, Sitia and Neapoli. The mountains include the Dikti in the west and the Thrypti in the ...

Rethymno (regional unit)

Rethymno is one of the four regional units of Crete, Greece. Its capital is the city of Rethymno. Today its main income is tourism. The countryside is also based economically on agriculture and herding.

Holy Cross Church, Hanga Roa

The Holy Cross Church, also known as Hanga Roa Church or simply Catholic Church of Hanga Roa is the name of the religious building affiliated with the Catholic Church in the "Te Pito Te Henua" Street in the city of Hanga Roa, the capital and grea ...

CF Rapa Nui

CF Rapa Nui is an association football team from Chile which represents the territory of Easter Island in association football. Their home games are played at the Estadio de Hanga Roa, which has a capacity of approximately 2.500 people.

Argir

Argir is a village in the Faroe Islands. Argir most likely takes its name from old Irish airge means summer pasture., few names in Faroe carry the same name with that value. Once in the village South of tórshavn, Argir has grown and is now merged ...

Arnafjordur

Arnafjordur is a town of the municipality of Klaksvik, on the island of Bordoy, in the Faroe Islands. Arnafjordur located at the bottom of a deep inlet, named HArnfjardarvik, "corner fjord Bay" on the East side of Bordoy. In 1875, an abandoned No ...

Bour

Bour is a village in the Sorvagur Municipality of the Faroe Islands, 4 km west of Sorvagur, with a population of 75. Its location is 62°527"N 7°223"w and its postal code is FO 386. It is connected to the village of Gasadalur on Gasadalstunnilin o ...

Dalur

Dalur is a village in the Faroe Islands. Dalur is located on the east-side of Sandoy. The village lies in the bottom of a relatively large valley. Dalur means valley in Faroese. A little road leads from Dalur at the southern end of the island. Fr ...

Depil

Depil is a village in the Faroe Islands. Depil is located on the East side of Bordoy between Norddepil and Nordtoftir. The village has only two inhabitants.

Eidi

Eidi is a village located on the north-west tip of Eysturoy, Faroe Islands. For gifts given by Muslims on the day of Eid, see Eidi gift. Its name means isthmus in the Faroese language. The city is home to 669 people. Adey was populated by Vikings ...

Elduvik

Elduvik is a small village in the Faroe Islands. Elduvik is Funningsfjordur input on Eysturoys North-East side. The village, which is home to 23 is divided into two parts by a small river. The Church at Elduvik dates back to 1952. Elduvik is seen ...

Frodba

Frodba is a village located farthest out on the north brink of Trongisvagsfjordur, an inlet on the east coast of the island of Suduroy in the Faroe Islands.

Funningur

Funningur is a village on the Faroe Islands. It is located on the northwest coast of Eysturoy. It was the only village in the municipality called Funnings kommuna, which on 1 January 2009 became part of Runavikar kommuna. To the West of the villa ...

Gasadalur

Gasadalur is a village located on the west side of Vagar, Faroe Islands, and enjoys a panoramic view over to the island of Mykines. Gasadalur is located on the outskirts Mykinesfjordur, surrounded by the highest mountains on Vágar. Tower Arnafjal ...

Gjogv

Gjogv is a village located on the northeast tip of the island of Eysturoy, in the Faroe Islands and 63 km north by road from the capital of Torshavn. The village was named in honor of the 200-meter 650 foot sea filled gorge that runs North to sea ...

Glyvrar

Glyvrar is a village located on Eysturoy, in the Faroe Islands. It is one of several villages on the Eastern Skalafjordur fjord that grew up in the 10-kilometer Metropolitan area. In Glyvrar there is a Museum called ’Forni Bygdasavnid’. The Churc ...

Gotugjogv

Gotugjogv, Nordragota and Sydrugota are villages that are located in the Faroe Islands. These areas are located at the end of an inlet which is called Gotuvik. This is on the east-side of the island of Eysturoy. A Church is present near Gotugjogv ...

Haldorsvik

Haldorsvik is a village located on the north-east coast of Streymoy in the Sunda Kommuna municipality. In the center of the village there is a small cataract. Stone Church in the village since 1856. This is the only octagonal Church in the Faroe ...

Haraldssund

Haraldssund is a settlement in the Faroe Islands, situated on the island of Kunoy. Haraldssund is located on the East coast of kunoy and is connected to the village of kunoy on the West coast through the tunnel. To the East, it is connected with ...

Hestur

Hestur is an island in the central Faroe Islands, to the west of Streymoy and the south of Koltur. Hestur means horse in Faroese. On the West coast is the colony of guillemots. In the North there is the swamp with four small lakes, of which Fagra ...

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