Temenos, Greece

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Temenos

Τέμενος
Temenos is located in Greece
Temenos
Temenos
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 35°11′N 25°06′E / 35.183°N 25.100°E / 35.183; 25.100Coordinates: 35°11′N 25°06′E / 35.183°N 25.100°E / 35.183; 25.100
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCrete
Regional unitHeraklion
MunicipalityHeraklion
 • Municipal unit56.6 km2 (21.9 sq mi)
Elevation
298 m (978 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
3,260
 • Municipal unit density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Temenos (Greek: Τέμενος) is a former municipality in the Heraklion Regional Unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Heraklion, of which it is a municipal unit;[2] the municipal unit has an area of 56.608 km2.[3] Population 3,260 (2011); the seat of the municipality was in Profitis Ilias.

Province[edit]

The province of Temenos (Greek: Επαρχία Τεμένους) was one of the provinces of the Heraklion Prefecture. Its territory corresponded with that of the current municipality Heraklion (except the municipal unit Gorgolainis and a few other villages) and the municipal unit Archanes,[4] it was abolished in 2006.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior ‹See Tfd›(in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.
  4. ^ "Detailed census results 1991" (PDF). (39 MB) ‹See Tfd›(in Greek) ‹See Tfd›(in French)