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Encyclopedia > Platanias
The municipality of Platanias, within Chania prefecture
Prefecture: Chania
Province: Kydonia
Seat: Gerani

35.5155/35°30'51" N lat.
23.9042/23°54'16" E long
Population: (2001)
 - Total
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Chania Bay
about 10 m (centre)
southern part
Postal code: 730 04
Area/distance code: 11-(00)30-28210-6
Municipal code: 5321
Car designation: XB and XN
3-letter abbreviation: CPL (Chania - Platania)
Website: www.platanias-village.gr

Platanias (Greek: Πλατανιάς) is a village on the Greek island of Crete. It is located about 10 km from the city of Chania via GR-90 (E65, Kastelli-Kissamos - Chania) and east of Kastelli-Kissamos and is by Chania Bay. It is a popular tourism village with a beach, several hotels, restaurants and souvenir shops. Not far from the coast is the island of St. Theodori. Image File history File links Platanias_municipality. ... 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. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Here are list of postal codes in Greece. ... This is an alphabetical list by town of dialing codes in Greece. ... The National Statistical Service of Greece (NSSG) is a General Secretariat of the Greek Ministry of Economy and Finance with more than 1100 employees. ... The Greek car license plates are composed of three letters and four digits per plate (f. ... Crete (Greek Κρήτη / Kriti) is the largest of the Greek islands and the fifth largest in the Mediterranean Sea. ... A kilometre (American spelling: kilometer) (symbol: km) is a unit of length equal to 1000 metres (from the Greek words khilia = thousand and metro = count/measure). ... Chania (IPA , Greek: Χανιά, also transliterated as Hania, older form and Italian: Canea) is the second city of Crete and the capital of the Chania Prefecture. ... E65 is a name of a BMW car platform: BMW E65/E66 a European road: European route E65 This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title. ...

Historical population

Year Population Change Municipal Population
1981 630 - -
1991 719 89/14.13% 5,044

1981 (MCMLXXXI in Roman) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1991 (MCMXCI in Roman) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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See also

This is a list of settlements in the Chania Prefecture, Greece. ...

North: Sea of Crete (Chania Gulf)
West: Voukolies Platanias East: Nea Kydonia
South: Mousouri
Divisions of the Chania prefecture
Municipalities of the Chania prefecture
Akrotiri | Anatoliko Selino | Armeni | Chania | Eleftherios Venizelos | Fres | Georgioupoli | Innachori | Kantanos | Keramia | Kissamos | Kolymbari | Kryonerida | Mousouri | Mythimna | Nea Kydonia | Pelekanos | Platanias | Sfakia | Souda | Theriso | Vamos | Voukolies
Non-municipal communities of the Chania prefecture
Asi Gonia | Gavdos

  Results from FactBites:
Platanias Village Chania Crete Greece (145 words)
The villages that became municipality of Platanias in 2000 are: Gerani, Maleme, Kontomari, Vrises, and Syrili.
Platanias is situated only 20 minutes away from the international airport of Chania and 30 minutes from the harbor of Suda.
During the summer Platanias is the busiest area in Chania.
Platanias Chania Crete - Everything you should know about Platanias in Chania, Crete (754 words)
Platanias is a famous, waterfront village located 10 km west from the city of Chania and it is one of the most well known beach resorts in Crete.
Platanias is one of the most famous touristic resorts of Crete where thousands of tourists and the locals puzzle a happy town during summer months.
Platanias is made up of the oldest part of the village at the top of the hill – Pano Platanias – and the modern extension of the village towards the sea – Kato Platanias.
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