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Near Koulkouthiana
Near Koulkouthiana
Voukolies is located in Greece
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
Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Chania
Municipality Platanias
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 3,296
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 730 02
Area code(s) 28240
Vehicle registration ΧΝ, XB
Website Voukolies Website
Map of Voukolies

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] 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. ^ 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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