Asterousia

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Asterousia
Αστερούσια
Asterousia is located in Greece
Asterousia
Asterousia
Coordinates: 35°00′N 25°12′E / 35.000°N 25.200°E / 35.000; 25.200Coordinates: 35°00′N 25°12′E / 35.000°N 25.200°E / 35.000; 25.200
Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Heraklion
Municipality Archanes-Asterousia
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 6,303
Community
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Asterousia (Greek: Αστερούσια) 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] Population 6,303 (2001). The seat of the municipality was in Pyrgos. Other villages include Charakas.

References[edit]

  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)