Nikos Kazantzakis (municipality)

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Nikos Kazantzakis
Νίκος Καζαντζάκης
Nikos Kazantzakis is located in Greece
Nikos Kazantzakis
Nikos Kazantzakis
Coordinates: 35°14′N 25°10′E / 35.233°N 25.167°E / 35.233; 25.167Coordinates: 35°14′N 25°10′E / 35.233°N 25.167°E / 35.233; 25.167
Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Heraklion
Municipality Archanes-Asterousia
 • Municipal unit 102.2 km2 (39.5 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • 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.[2] It was named after the writer Nikos Kazantzakis. The municipal unit has an area of 102.201 km2 (39.460 sq mi).[3] Population 6,433 (2011). The seat of the municipality was in Peza.

Heraklion International Airport has also been named after Nikos Kazantzakis.


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ 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.