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Kantanos-Selino is located in Greece
Coordinates: 35°14′N 23°41′E / 35.233°N 23.683°E / 35.233; 23.683Coordinates: 35°14′N 23°41′E / 35.233°N 23.683°E / 35.233; 23.683
Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Chania
 • Municipality 376.3 km2 (145.3 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 5,431
 • Municipality density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Municipalities of Chania regional unit. Kantanos-Selino is Number 4

Kantanos-Selino (Greek: Κάντανος-Σέλινο) is a municipality in Chania regional unit, Crete, Greece. It is numbered 4 on the map of the Chania region. The seat of the municipality is the village of Palaiochora.[2] The municipality has an area of 376.254 km2 (145.272 sq mi).[3]


The municipality Kantanos-Selino was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

It forms the southwest part of the Chania region and of Crete, and is bordered by Kissamos (5) to the northwest, by Platanias (6) to the north, and by Sfakia (7) to the east.


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in 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.