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
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 1,443
Community
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 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 is Elos. Settlements of the Innachori include:

References[edit]

  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)

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