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Kolymvari
Κολυμβάρι
Location of Kolymvari in Greece
Periphery Crete
Prefecture Chania
Province Kissamos
Population 5,346 (2001)
Metropolitan area population
Area km²
Metropolitan area km²
Population density /km²
Metropolitan pop. density /km²
Elevation  ? m
Coordinates 35°32′ N 23°47′ E
Postal code 730 06
Area code 28240
Licence plate code ΧΝ, XB
Mayor Emmanouil Rosmaris
Website

Kolymvari (Greek: Κολυμβάρι, Δήμος Κολυμβαρίου) is a town and municipality in the west of the island of Crete, Greece. It is part of the Kissamos province which covers the north west of Chania Prefecture. The peripheries (περιφέρειες) are the subnational divisions of Greece. ... Crete (Greek: Κρήτη Kríti; Turkish: Girit) is the largest of the Greek islands and the fifth largest in the Mediterranean Sea. ... Greece consists of 13 administrative regions known as Peripheries of Greece, which are further subdivided into 51 prefectures (nomoi, singular - nomos, Greek: νομοί, νομός)): See also List of the prefectures of Greece by area List of the prefectures of Greece by population density List of the prefectures of Greece by population External... Chania prefecture is one of the four prefectures of Crete, Greece. ... Here are a lists of the provinces (Greek: επαρχεία, eparcheia fr. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large city and its adjacent zone of influence, or of several neighboring cities or towns and adjoining areas, with one or more large cities serving as its hub or hubs. ... Basic Definition In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or some other fixed point). ... See Cartesian coordinate system or Coordinates (elementary mathematics) for a more elementary introduction to this topic. ... Here are list of postal codes in Greece. ... This is an alphabetical list by town of dialing codes in Greece. ... Greek car number plates are composed of three letters and four digits per plate (e. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger,greater) is in modern times the title of the highest ranking municipal officer, who discharges certain judicial and administrative functions, in many systems an elected politician, who serves as chief executive and/or ceremonial official of many types of municipalities. ... Website - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Crete (Greek: Κρήτη Kríti; Turkish: Girit) is the largest of the Greek islands and the fifth largest in the Mediterranean Sea. ... Here are a lists of the provinces (Greek: επαρχεία, eparcheia fr. ... Chania prefecture is one of the four prefectures of Crete, Greece. ...


Kolymvari is a working coastal town at the southern end of the Rodopou peninsula and is a local centre for commerce and fishing. It does not have a sandy beach and is thus not as popular with tourists as the nearby resorts of Maleme and Platanias. Near the town is the historic Moni Gonia monastery. The Spiliakos river enters the sea at Kolymbari. Maleme (Greek Μάλεμε) is a town and airport 16km to the west of Chania, in North Western Crete, Greece. ... Platanias (Greek: Πλατανιάς) is a village on the Greek island of Crete. ...


The municipality of Kolymvari covers the Rodopou peninsula at the end of the Gulf of Chania, and some villages to the south. Most of the peninsula is uninhabited and rather barren, with most villages close to Kolymvari at the southern end. The head town of the municipality is Kolymvari itself. The municipality also includes Rodopou, Afrata, Vasilopoulo, Spilia, Kares, Episkopi, Vouves, Glossa, Panethimos, Nochia, Deliana, Drakona, Ravdouchas, Kalidonia and Kamissiana.


External links

  • Municipality description
  • GTP description

See also

Municipalities and communities of the Chania Prefecture
AkrotiriAnatoliko SelinoArmenoiChaniaEleftherios VenizelosFresGeorgioupoliInnachoriKandanosKeramiaKissamosKolymvariKryoneridaMousouroiMythimnaNea KydoniaPelekanosPlataniasSfakiaSoudaTherisoVamosVoukolies
Asi GoniaGavdos

 
 

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