Nikos Kazantzakis (municipality)
|• Municipal unit||102.2 km2 (39.5 sq mi)|
|• Municipal unit||6,433|
|• Municipal unit density||63/km2 (160/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Nikos Kazantzakis (Greek: Νίκος Καζαντζάκης) is a former municipality in the Heraklion regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Archanes-Asterousia, of which it is a municipal unit. It was named after the writer Nikos Kazantzakis. The municipal unit has an area of 102.201 km2 (39.460 sq mi). Population 6,433 (2011). The seat of the municipality was in Peza.
Heraklion International Airport has also been named after Nikos Kazantzakis.
- "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
- Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
- "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.
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