Agios Vasileios, Rethymno

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Agios Vasileios
Άγιος Βασίλειος
2010 Dimos Agiou Vasiliou.svg
Agios Vasileios is located in Greece
Agios Vasileios
Agios Vasileios
Coordinates: 35°15′N 24°27′E / 35.250°N 24.450°E / 35.250; 24.450Coordinates: 35°15′N 24°27′E / 35.250°N 24.450°E / 35.250; 24.450
Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Rethymno
Area
 • Municipality 354.3 km2 (136.8 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 7,427
 • Municipality density 21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Community
 • Population 130
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Agios Vasileios (Greek: Άγιος Βασίλειος) is a village and a municipality in Rethymno regional unit, Crete, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the village Spili.[2]

Municipality[edit]

The municipality Agios Vasileios was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 2 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

Province[edit]

The province of Agios Vasileios (Greek: Επαρχία Αγίου Βασιλείου) was one of the provinces of the Rethymno Prefecture. It had the same territory as the present municipality.[3] It was abolished in 2006.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ Detailed census results 1991 PDF (39 MB) (Greek) (French)