Argastiri (Greek Αργαστήρι) is a small village in Chania Prefecture on the island of Crete, Greece. It has 22 residents (2001 census source), its elevation is 650 meters above sea level and it lies 48 km south of Chania. It is within the municipality of East Selino (Anatoliko Selino).

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A battle took place in Argastiri during the Greek War of Independence against the Turks. 450 Greeks under Nikiforos Hatzidakis lost the battle by 2000 Turks under Kaouris, the aga of Kantanos.

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