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Prefectures and Provinces of Crete

Kanli Kastelli viewed from Mount Youktas
Kanli Kastelli viewed from Mount Youktas
Crete is divided into four prefectures (nomos). From west to east they are: Chania, Rethimnon, Iraklion and Lassithi. Each one of the prefectures is subdivided into provinces (eparchies). The Nomos Chanion is subdivided into Kydonia, Apokoronas, Sfakia, Kissamos and Selino. The Nomos Rethimnou is subdivided into Rethimnon, Milopotamos, Amari and Agios Vasilios. The Nomos Irakliou is subdivided into Malevizi, Temenos, Pediada, Pirgiotisa, Kainourio, Monofatsi and Vianos. The Nomos Lassithiou is subdivided into Mirabelo, Lassithi, Ierapetra and Sitia.
 
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Photos of Prefectures and Provinces of Crete:


The Amari Valley and Mount Psiloritis
The Amari Valley and Mount Psiloritis
Hora Sfakion, Loutro and the road winding to Anopolis
Hora Sfakion, Loutro and the road winding to Anopolis
Minoan site of Mochlos viewed from the road to Sitia
Minoan site of Mochlos viewed from the road to Sitia
Kanli Kastelli viewed from Mount Youktas
Kanli Kastelli viewed from Mount Youktas