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Anatoliko Selino municipality (Source)

Anatoliko Sélino (Greek: Δήμος Ανατολικού Σέλινου) is a municipality on the south coast of the island of Crete, Greece. It is part of the Selino province which covers much of the mountain and coastal region west of Sfakia.

The head town of the municipality is Kabanos (or Kampanos). The other villages include Rodovani, Skafi, Sougia, Temenia, Epanochori. Sougia is a growing resort but is still small due to the inaccessibility of the region. The villages formed individual communities previously but were joined as a municipality in 1997.

Agia Eirini (or Agia Irini) Gorge, named after the nearby village in the north entrance. A 7.5 km gorge.

Division of the municipality, population 1468 (2001):

Agia Eirini Google Earth


Rodovani is a municipal district , population 336 with the synonymous village Rodovani (population 122). Near Rodovani are the remains of the ancient city of Elyrus which is described by Pausanias


  • Sougia Google Earth


Near Temenia and Pappadiana was the ancient city Hyrtacina (or Yrtakina) In Temenia also there is a spring-spa. Because of the healthy water, there is a small hotel and a refreshments' factory .


Longitude: 23o 46' 40" E
Latitude: 35o 17' 15" N


In Tsiskiana is located the Byzantine church of Aghios Eutychis, who is the patron saint of the whole Selino prefecture. Every summer on saint's day (August 24th), a traditional feast is organised.


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Provinces of the Chania prefecture

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