Agia Varvara, Heraklion

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Agia Varvara
Αγία Βαρβάρα
Agia Varvara is located in Greece
Agia Varvara
Agia Varvara
Coordinates: 35°08′N 25°00′E / 35.133°N 25.000°E / 35.133; 25.000Coordinates: 35°08′N 25°00′E / 35.133°N 25.000°E / 35.133; 25.000
Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Heraklion
Municipality Gortyn
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 5,310
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Agia Varvara (Greek: Αγία Βαρβάρα) 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 Gortyn, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 5,310 (2001). The village lies at an altitude of about 580 meters and has 2115 inhabitants.

Agia Varvara lies on the busy north-south line from Heraklion on the south coast of the island towards the centre.


  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)