Malaxa, Crete

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Malaxa (Greek: Μαλάξα) is a village in the Chania regional unit on Crete in Greece. The 2001 census counted a population of 178 people in the village.[1] In ancient times the Malaxa area was under the sphere of influence of the nearby powerful city of Kydonia.[2] Malaxa lies on the feet of the Lefka Ori, and is separated from the large city of Chania by the Chania Plain.

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  1. ^ 2001 census
  2. ^ Hogan, 2008

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Coordinates: 35°28′N 24°04′E / 35.467°N 24.067°E / 35.467; 24.067