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Rethymno
Statistics
Periphery: Crete
Capital: Rethymno
Area: 1,496 km² Ranked 44th
Elevation: Lowest: sea level
Highest: south-central part
Inhabitants: 86,532 Ranked 37th
Population density:
54.67/km²
ISO 3166-2: GR-93
FIPS code: GR44
Car designation: PE
Code for the municipalities: -xx
Number of provinces: 4
Number of municipalities: 11
Number of communities: none
Area/distance code: 283x0
Postal code 74x xx
2-letter abbreviation/HASC: RT

Rethymno (IPA ['reθimno]) (Greek Ρέθυμνο) is a prefecture in the island of Crete, Greece. Its capital is the city of Rethymno.

Today its main income is tourism. The countryside of the prefecture is also based economically on agriculture and herding. The village of Anogia is reported to have the highest fertility rate of the EU. Two other notable towns in the Rethymno prefecture are Spili and Agia Galini.









Famous inhabitants of the Rethymno Prefecture

Municipalities

Municipality YPES code Seat Postal code Area code
Anogeia 4401 Anogeia 740 51 28340
Arkadi 4402 Adele 741 00 28310-8
Foinikas 4411 Myrthios 740 60 28320-3
Geropotamos 4403 Perama 740 52 28340-2
Kouloukonas 4404 Garazo 740 54 28320-4
Kourites 4405 Fourfouras 740 62 28330-4
Lampi 4406 Spili 740 66 28320-2
Lappa 4407 Episkopi 740 55 28310-6
Nikiforos Fokas 4408 Athanatos Gonias 741 00 28310-3
Rethymno 4409 Rethymno 741 00 28310-2 through 9
Syvritos 4410 Agia Fotini 740 61 28330-2

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Rethymno prefecture, Kourtaliotiko Gorge

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Rethymno , Agios Antonios Gorge / Patsos

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