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Mythimna (Greek: Μύθημνα, Δήμος Μυθήμνης) is a former municipality in the Chania regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Kissamos, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 55.268 km2 (21.339 sq mi).[3] It was part of the former Kissamos province which covered the north west of Chania Prefecture.

Mythimna is located in Greece
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 35°29′N 23°42′E / 35.483°N 23.700°E / 35.483; 23.700Coordinates: 35°29′N 23°42′E / 35.483°N 23.700°E / 35.483; 23.700
Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Chania
Municipality Kissamos
 • Municipal unit 55.3 km2 (21.4 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 2,299
 • Municipal unit density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 734 00
Area code(s) 28220
Vehicle registration ΧΝ, XB
Website Mythimna Website

The municipal unit of Mythimna extends from the north coast to the foothills of the White Mountains (Lefka Ori). The seat of the municipality was Drapanias.

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  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. 

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