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Foinikas is located in Greece
Coordinates: 35°12′N 24°24′E / 35.200°N 24.400°E / 35.200; 24.400Coordinates: 35°12′N 24°24′E / 35.200°N 24.400°E / 35.200; 24.400
Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Rethymno
Municipality Agios Vasileios
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 3,946
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΡΕ

Foinikas (Greek: Φοίνικας) is a former municipality in the Rethymno regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform, it is part of the municipality Agios Vasileios, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 3,946 (2001). The seat of the municipality was in Sellia.


  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)