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Rethymno

Ρέθυμνο
View of Rethymno from the fortress.
View of Rethymno from the fortress.
Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Rethymno
Area
 • Municipality 397.5 km2 (153.5 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 126.5 km2 (48.8 sq mi)
Highest elevation
15 m (49 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2001)
 • Municipality
54,900
 • Municipality density 138.11/km2 (357.7/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit
35,687
 • Municipal unit density 282.11/km2 (730.66/sq mi)
Community
 • Population 28,987 (2001)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
741 00
Area code(s) 28310
Vehicle registration ΡΕ
Website www.rethymno.gr

Rethymno is the third biggest city of Crete island. It is in the north of Crete between Heraclion and Chania, the other big cities of Crete. Rethymno has 54,900 people. Rethymno has a big port and a beautiful old town and Castle. Today in Rethymno there is a university for literature studies.


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