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Fres is located in Greece
Coordinates: 35°21′N 24°7′E / 35.350°N 24.117°E / 35.350; 24.117Coordinates: 35°21′N 24°7′E / 35.350°N 24.117°E / 35.350; 24.117
Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Chania
Municipality Apokoronas
 • Municipal unit 53.8 km2 (20.8 sq mi)
Elevation 220 m (720 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 895
 • Municipal unit density 17/km2 (43/sq mi)
 • Population 326 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 730 08
Area code(s) 28250
Vehicle registration ΧΝ

Fres (Greek: Φρες) is a village and former municipality in the Chania regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Apokoronas, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 53.819 km2 (20.780 sq mi).[3] Fres has a population of 326 (2011). The city has a large main square surrounded by several cafés where the locals in the village meet and socialize. An archway in Fres leads through to the upper village and to the chapel of Our Lady of the Two Rocks.

It takes in foothills of the White Mountains (Lefka Ori). The settlements in Fres are Paidochori, Pemonia, Tzitzifes, Melidoni and Fres village.

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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 (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.