Arkadi

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Arkadi
Αρκάδι
View of the Monastery of Arkadi.
View of the Monastery of Arkadi.
Arkadi is located in Greece
Arkadi
Arkadi
Coordinates: 35°18.632′N 24°37.711′E / 35.310533°N 24.628517°E / 35.310533; 24.628517Coordinates: 35°18.632′N 24°37.711′E / 35.310533°N 24.628517°E / 35.310533; 24.628517
Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Rethymno
Municipality Rethymno
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 5,644
Community
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΡΕ

Arkadi (Greek: Αρκάδι) is a former municipality in the Rethymno regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Rethymno, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 5,644 (2001). The seat of the municipality was in Adele. Arkadi is renowned for its famous monastery.

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)