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
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 10,586
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΧΝ
Map of Eleftherios Venizelos

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] 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 2005, the Mayor was Georgios Polioudakis and the population of the municipality was 10,586.[3]


  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)
  3. ^ Chania Prefecture