Arkadi (Greek: Αρκάδι) is a former municipality in the Rethymno regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Rethymno, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 123.027 km2 (47.501 sq mi).[3] Population 6,936 (2011). The seat of the municipality was in Adele. Arkadi is renowned for its famous monastery.

Arkadi

Αρκάδι
View of the Monastery of Arkadi.
View of the Monastery of Arkadi.
Arkadi is located in Greece
Arkadi
Arkadi
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 35°18.632′N 24°37.711′E / 35.310533°N 24.628517°E / 35.310533; 24.628517Coordinates: 35°18.632′N 24°37.711′E / 35.310533°N 24.628517°E / 35.310533; 24.628517
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCrete
Regional unitRethymno
MunicipalityRethymno
 • Municipal unit123.0 km2 (47.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
6,936
 • Municipal unit density56/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationΡΕ

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.