Arkadi

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Arkadi
Αρκάδι
View of the Monastery of Arkadi.
View of the Monastery of Arkadi.
Arkadi is located in Greece
Arkadi
Arkadi
Coordinates: 35°18.632′N 24°37.711′E / 35.310533°N 24.628517°E / 35.310533; 24.628517Coordinates: 35°18.632′N 24°37.711′E / 35.310533°N 24.628517°E / 35.310533; 24.628517
Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Rethymno
Municipality Rethymno
 • Municipal unit 123.0 km2 (47.5 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 6,936
 • Municipal unit density 56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΡΕ

Arkadi (Greek: Αρκάδι) is a former municipality in the Rethymno regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Rethymno, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 123.027 km2 (47.501 sq mi).[3] Population 6,936 (2011). The seat of the municipality was in Adele. Arkadi is renowned for its famous monastery.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.