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Near Koulkouthiana
Near Koulkouthiana
Voukolies is located in Greece
Location within the regional unit
DE Voukolion.svg
Coordinates: 35°29′N 23°49′E / 35.483°N 23.817°E / 35.483; 23.817Coordinates: 35°29′N 23°49′E / 35.483°N 23.817°E / 35.483; 23.817
Administrative regionCrete
Regional unitChania
 • Municipal unit75.1 km2 (29.0 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit
 • Municipal unit density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Population1,007 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
730 02
Area code(s)28240
Vehicle registrationΧΝ, XB
WebsiteVoukolies Website

Voukolies (Greek: Βουκολιές, Δήμος Βουκολιών) is a town and former municipality in the Chania regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Platanias, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 75.110 km2 (29.000 sq mi).[3] It was part of the former Kissamos province which covered the northwestern part of Chania Prefecture. Voukoulies is a large village with an important Saturday morning market. The municipal unit of Voukoulies extends from Tavronitis on the north coast to the foothills of the White Mountains (Lefka Ori). The seat of the municipality was Voukolies itself. The municipal unit also includes Tavronitis, Neriana, Kakopetros, Polemarchi, Neo Chorio, Anoskeli and Palea Roumata.

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  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.

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