Lappa, Rethymno

Lappa (Greek: Λάππα) 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 51.132 km2 (19.742 sq mi).[3] Population 2,216 (2011). The seat of the municipality was in Episkopi. The municipality's name was a revival of the name of the ancient city of Lappa, now the village of Argyroupoli.

Lappa

Λάππα
Lappa is located in Greece
Lappa
Lappa
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 35°18′N 24°20′E / 35.300°N 24.333°E / 35.300; 24.333Coordinates: 35°18′N 24°20′E / 35.300°N 24.333°E / 35.300; 24.333
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCrete
Regional unitRethymno
MunicipalityRethymno
 • Municipal unit51.1 km2 (19.7 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
2,216
 • Municipal unit density43/km2 (110/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.