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Periphery: Crete
Prefecture : Heraklion

Agia Varvara (Greek: Αγία Βαρβάρα) is a village and a former municipality in the Heraklion peripheral unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Gortyn, of which it is a municipal unit.[1] Population 5,310 (2001). The village lies at an altitude of about 580 meters and has 2115 inhabitants.

Agia Varvara lies on the busy north-south line from Heraklion on the south coast of the island towards the centre.

Division of the municipality

  • Agia Varvara / Δ.δ. Αγίας Βαρβάρας [ 2143 ]
    • Agia Varvara / η Αγία Βαρβάρα [ 2115 ]
    • Kato Moulia / τα Κάτω Μούλια [ 21 ]
    • Keratokefalion / το Κερατοκεφάλιον [ 0 ]
    • Peirouniana / τα Πειρουνιανά [ 7 ]
  • Agios Thomas / Δ.δ. Αγίου Θωμά -- ο Άγιος Θωμάς [ 789 ]
  • Ano Moulia / Δ.δ. Άνω Μουλίων -- τα Άνω Μούλια [ 510 ]
  • Doulion / Δ.δ. Δουλίου [ 267 ]
    • Doulion / το Δούλιον [ 198 ]
    • Genna / η Γέννα [ 47 ]
    • Kolena / η Κόλενα [ 22 ]
  • Laranion / Δ.δ. Λαρανίου -- το Λαράνιον [ 248 ]
  • Megali Vrysi / Δ.δ. Μεγάλης Βρύσης [ 984 ]
    • Megali Vrysi / η Μεγάλη Βρύση [ 771 ]
    • Vorros / ο Βορρός [ 22 ]
    • Preveliana / τα Πρεβελιανά [ 191 ]
  • Prinias / Δ.δ. Πρινιά -- ο Πρινιάς [ 369 ]

Prinias

Prinias is a mountain village (alt.. 610 m) 25 km SW of Heraklion. There are documnets about the village from the Venetian period and from a 1617 document of the Osmanic Empire

Prinias was 1881 part of the province Maleviziou and the municipality Krousonas with a population 225. In the year 1900 the population was 348. In 1920 Prinias was an independent community.

Prinias

References

^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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