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View of Rethymno from the fortress.
View of Rethymno from the fortress.

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Coordinates 35°22′N 24°28′E / 35.367°N 24.467°E / 35.367; 24.467Coordinates: 35°22′N 24°28′E / 35.367°N 24.467°E / 35.367; 24.467
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (min-max): 0 - 15 m (0 - 49 ft)
Country: Greece
Periphery: Crete
Mayor: Giorgos Marinakis (PASOK)
Population statistics (as of 2001[1])
 - Population: 54,900
 - Area: 397.5 km² (153 sq mi)
 - Density: 138 /km² (358 /sq mi)
Postal: 741 00
Telephone: 28310
Auto: ΡΕ
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Rethymno is the third biggest city of Crete island. It is in the north of Crete between Heraclion and Chania, the other big cities of Crete. Rethymno has 54,900 people. Rethymno has a big port and a beautiful old town and Castle. Today in Rethymno there is a university for literature studies.

References[change | change source]

  1. "(875 KB) 2001 Census" (PDF). National Statistical Service of Greece (ΕΣΥΕ) (in Greek). Retrieved 2007-10-30.