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Agios Vasileios, Rethymno

Agios Vasileios
Άγιος Βασίλειος
Agios Vasileios is located in Greece
Agios Vasileios
Agios Vasileios
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Crete
Regional unit: Rethymno
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
 - Population: 7,427
 - Area: 354.3 km2 (137 sq mi)
 - Density: 21 /km2 (54 /sq mi)
 - Population: 130
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Agios Vasileios (Greek: Άγιος Βασίλειος) is a village and a municipality in Rethymno regional unit, Crete, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the village Spili.[2]


The municipality Agios Vasileios was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 2 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]


The province of Agios Vasileios (Greek: Επαρχία Αγίου Βασιλείου) was one of the provinces of the Rethymno Prefecture. It had the same territory as the present municipality.[3] It was abolished in 2006.


  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (xls 2,7 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece.  (Greek)
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ Detailed census results 1991 PDF (39 MB) (Greek) (French)
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