The municipality of Heraklion is the largest urban center of Crete, the capital of the region and the economic center of the island. The city is also the commercial and scientific center of the island. It has a strategic geopolitical position in the southeast basin of the Mediterranean, linking three continents and many different cultures.

The Municipality of Heraklion began operating at the beginning of 1900s with the release of Crete by the Turks. The development of his services accepted a new blow to possession, nevertheless presents a rapid growth in the last 50 years, serving responsibly and consistently the needs of residents and visitors to this city. From January 1, 2011, the Municipality of Heraklion based in Heraklion and a historical headquarters in Nea Alikarnassos consists of the municipalities a) Heraklion b) Gorgialin c) Mosque d) Paliani and e) New Bodrassos. The permanent population of the Municipality of Heraklion is 173.993 inhabitants.

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Address: 1, Agiou Titou Str., 71202 Heraklion, Greece
Phone: (+30) 2813409101
email: [email protected]

Contact person:
Zaharenia Vitorou , [email protected]

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