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Paliani is located in Greece
Coordinates: 35°12′N 25°02′E / 35.200°N 25.033°E / 35.200; 25.033Coordinates: 35°12′N 25°02′E / 35.200°N 25.033°E / 35.200; 25.033
Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Heraklion
Municipality Heraklion
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 2,404
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Paliani (Greek: Παλιανή) is a former municipality in the Heraklion regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Heraklion, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 2,404 (2001). The seat of the municipality was in Venerato. Until 2002, the municipality was named "Tetrachori".

The municipal unit of Paliani, named after the nunnery on the outskirts of Venerato, consists of the villages of Kerásia, Veneráto, Avgenikí, and Síva.


  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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