Eleftherios Venizelos, Crete

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Eleftherios Venizelos
Ελευθέριος Βενιζέλος
Eleftherios Venizelos is located in Greece
Eleftherios Venizelos
Eleftherios Venizelos
Coordinates: 35°29′N 24°02′E / 35.483°N 24.033°E / 35.483; 24.033Coordinates: 35°29′N 24°02′E / 35.483°N 24.033°E / 35.483; 24.033
Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Chania
Municipality Chania
 • Municipal unit 18.8 km2 (7.3 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 13,145
 • Municipal unit density 700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΧΝ

Eleftherios Venizelos (Greek: Ελευθέριος Βενιζέλος) is a former municipality in the Chania regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Chania, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 18.806 km2 (7.261 sq mi).[3] It is centred on the town of Mournies, due south of the city of Chania. The municipality was named for the Greek statesman Eleftherios Venizelos, who was born in Mournies. Other settlements include the villages of Nerokouros, Vandes and Agios Georgios. As of 2011, the population of the municipal unit was 10,586.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.