Lappa, Rethymno

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Lappa is located in Greece
Coordinates: 35°18′N 24°20′E / 35.300°N 24.333°E / 35.300; 24.333Coordinates: 35°18′N 24°20′E / 35.300°N 24.333°E / 35.300; 24.333
Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Rethymno
Municipality Rethymno
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 2,628
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΡΕ

Lappa (Greek: Λάππα) is a former municipality in the Rethymno regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Rethymno, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 2,628 (2001). The seat of the municipality was in Episkopi. The municipality's name was a revival of the name of the ancient city of Lappa, now the village of Argyroupoli.


  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)