Asterousia

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Asterousia
Αστερούσια
Location
Asterousia is located in Greece
Asterousia
Asterousia
Coordinates 35°0′N 25°12′E / 35.000°N 25.200°E / 35.000; 25.200Coordinates: 35°0′N 25°12′E / 35.000°N 25.200°E / 35.000; 25.200
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Crete
Regional unit: Heraklion
Municipality: Archanes-Asterousia
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 6,303
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Asterousia (Greek: Αστερούσια) is a former municipality in the Heraklion regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Archanes-Asterousia, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 6,303 (2001). The seat of the municipality was in Pyrgos. Other villages include Charakas.

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 793 KB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)