Temenos, Greece

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Temenos is also a small village in the municipality Paranesti, northern Greece.
Temenos is located in Greece
Coordinates: 35°11′N 25°06′E / 35.183°N 25.100°E / 35.183; 25.100Coordinates: 35°11′N 25°06′E / 35.183°N 25.100°E / 35.183; 25.100
Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Heraklion
Municipality Heraklion
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 3,218
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Temenos (Greek: Τέμενος) 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 3,218 (2001). The seat of the municipality was in Profitis Ilias.


The province of Temenos (Greek: Επαρχία Τεμένους) was one of the provinces of the Heraklion Prefecture. Its territory corresponded with that of the current municipality Heraklion (except the municipal unit Gorgolainis and a few other villages) and the municipal unit Archanes.[3] It was abolished in 2006.


  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)
  3. ^ Detailed census results 1991 PDF (39 MB) (Greek) (French)