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Encyclopedia > Nea Kydonia
Nea Kydonia
Νέα Κυδωνία
Location of Nea Kydonia in Greece
Periphery Crete
Prefecture Chania
Province Kydonia
Population 7,301 (2001)
Metropolitan area population
Area km²
Metropolitan area km²
Population density /km²
Metropolitan pop. density /km²
Elevation  ? m
Coordinates 35°30′ N 23°57′ E
Postal code 731 00
Area code 28210
Licence plate code ΧΝ, XB
Mayor Nikolaos Apostolakis
Website

Nea Kydonia (Greek:Νέα Κυδωνία) is a municipality in Chania Prefecture on the outskirts of Chania on the island of Crete, Greece. 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. ... Chania (IPA ) (also transliterated as Hania) (Greek Χανιά) is the second city of Crete and the capital of the prefecture of the same name. ... 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. ... Chania prefecture is one of the four prefectures of Crete, Greece. ... Chania (IPA , Greek: Χανιά, also transliterated as Hania, older form Chanea and Venetian: Canea, Godart and Olivier abbreviation: KH) is the second largest city of Crete and the capital of the Chania Prefecture. ... Crete (Greek: Κρήτη Kríti; Turkish: Girit) is the largest of the Greek islands and the fifth largest in the Mediterranean Sea. ...


The area is popular with tourists for its beaches and proximity to Chania. It saw fierce fighting during the Battle of Crete during World War II and there the main prisoner of war camp for Allied soldiers in Western Crete was in Galatas. Combatants Greece New Zealand Australia United Kingdom Germany Italy Commanders Bernard Freyberg Kurt Student Strength 43,000 25,000 Casualties 3,500 dead 1,900 wounded 17,500 captured 6,200–16,100 dead, wounded, or captured The Battle of Crete (German Luftlandeschlacht um Kreta; Greek Μάχη της Κρήτης) began on the morning... This article is becoming very long. ... Geneva Convention definition A prisoner of war (POW) is a soldier, sailor, airman, or marine who is imprisoned by an enemy power during or immediately after an armed conflict. ...


The seat of the municipality of Nea Kydonia is in the village of Daratsos. Galatas has a popular beach at Kalamaki and a port called Kato Galatas. Agia Marina, Stalos and Daratso are other principal settlements of the municipality, as well as the uninhabited island of Agii Theodori. It is part of the province of Kydonia. Galatas (Greek: Γαλατάς, meaning milkman), is a town located in the eastern part of the peninsula of the Peloponnese. ... There are communities that have the name Agioi Theodoroi, other forms, Agii Theodori (Greek: Άγιοι Θεοδώροι for Saint Theodore) in Greece): Agioi Theodoroi (Άγιοι Θεοδώροι) sometimes Aghioi Theodoroi, Ayioi Theodoroi or Agii Theodorii or Ayii Theodorii is an Athens suburb located around 12 km east of Corinth. ... Here are a lists of the provinces (Greek: επαρχεία, eparcheia fr. ... Chania (IPA ) (also transliterated as Hania) (Greek Χανιά) is the second city of Crete and the capital of the prefecture of the same name. ...


See also

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

 
 

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