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Schinokapsala (Greek: Σχινοκάψαλα) is a small village in Lasithi prefecture on Crete. It is situated 21 kilometers north-east from Ierapetra and 6 from the sea (from the Galini-Aghia Fotia settlements). Today it belongs to Makry Gialos municipality.

Agios Georgios, Schinokapsala

It is built 400 meters above sea level, south of Thripti mountain, in a verdant area, full of pine and olive trees.In Schinokapsala area belong the seaside settlements Galini, Achlia and Mavros Kolimbos.

Today it is almost deserted (population of 2001 census less than 200), as the majority of the people have moved to the beach and to Ierapetra in the last 3 decades.

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