East Selino

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East Selino
Ανατολικό Σέλινο
Landscape around Moni
Landscape around Moni
East Selino is located in Greece
East Selino
East Selino
Coordinates: 35°16′N 23°51′E / 35.267°N 23.850°E / 35.267; 23.850Coordinates: 35°16′N 23°51′E / 35.267°N 23.850°E / 35.267; 23.850
Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Chania
Municipality Kantanos-Selino
 • Municipal unit 136.6 km2 (52.7 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 1,021
 • Municipal unit density 7.5/km2 (19/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 730 09
Area code(s) 28230
Vehicle registration ΧΝ, XB
Website Anatoliko Selino

East Selino (Greek: Ανατολικό Σέλινο) is a former municipality in the Chania regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Kantanos-Selino, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 136.555 km2 (52.724 sq mi).[3] It is situated on the south-west coast of the island of Crete. It was part of the former Selino Province which covered the mountain and coastal region west of Sfakia. The seat of the municipality was Kampanos.

The municipal unit is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):

Within Anatoliko Selino lies the Agia Eirini Gorge, the ruins of the ancient cities of Elyros, Lissos, Yrtakina and Syia and many Byzantine churches. The area's main product is olive oil. Sougia is a growing beach resort with a few small hotels and tavernas.

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  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21. 

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