Innachori

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Innachori
Ινναχώρι
Innachori is located in Greece
Innachori
Innachori
Coordinates: 35°22′N 23°36′E / 35.367°N 23.600°E / 35.367; 23.600Coordinates: 35°22′N 23°36′E / 35.367°N 23.600°E / 35.367; 23.600
Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Chania
Municipality Kissamos
 • Municipal unit 136.7 km2 (52.8 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 912
 • Municipal unit density 6.7/km2 (17/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 730 12
Area code(s) 28220
Vehicle registration ΧΝ

Innachori (Greek: Δήμος Ινναχωρίου) is a group of villages and a former municipality in the Chania regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Kissamos, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 136.716 km2 (52.786 sq mi).[3] The name means 'nine villages'. It is a shady, hilly area in the southwest of the island.

Innachori is rugged and remote, and known for its chestnuts. It is increasingly popular with tourists, particularly the white sand beach and warm shallow waters at Elafonisi.

The seat of the municipality was Elos. Settlements of the Innachori include:

References[edit]

  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. 

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