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Major Cities of Crete

The Fortezza of Rethimnon
The Fortezza of Rethimnon
All the major cities of Crete are on the north side of the island beside the sea. From west to east they are: Chania with a population of around 50,000; Rethimnon with about 23,000 people, Iraklion with 115,000; Agios Nikolaos with 8,000 people and Sitia with 7,000 people. The total population of the island is more than 500,000.

Photos of Major Cities of Crete:


Venetian Harbour in Chania
Venetian Harbour in Chania
Chania seen from the Akrotiri
Chania seen from the Akrotiri
View of Ierapetra
View of Ierapetra
Lions Square and the Morosini Fountain, Iraklion
Lions Square and the Morosini Fountain, Iraklion
Voulismeni Lake and the fishing boat harbour, Agios Nikolaos
Voulismeni Lake and the fishing boat harbour, Agios Nikolaos
The Firkas Bastion, Chania
The Firkas Bastion, Chania
The harbour and the city of Sitia
The harbour and the city of Sitia
The Fortezza of Rethimnon
The Fortezza of Rethimnon