Nikos Kazantzakis (municipality)

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Nikos Kazantzakis
Νίκος Καζαντζάκης
Location
Nikos Kazantzakis is located in Greece
Nikos Kazantzakis
Nikos Kazantzakis
Coordinates 35°14′N 25°10′E / 35.233°N 25.167°E / 35.233; 25.167Coordinates: 35°14′N 25°10′E / 35.233°N 25.167°E / 35.233; 25.167
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Crete
Regional unit: Heraklion
Municipality: Archanes-Asterousia
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 7,171
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Nikos Kazantzakis (Greek: Νίκος Καζαντζάκης) 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] It was named after the writer Nikos Kazantzakis. Population 7,171 (2001). The seat of the municipality was in Peza.

Heraklion International Airport has also been named after Nikos Kazantzakis.

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)