Sunday, 4 September 2016

Greece: Chania (Crete)

Chania (Greek: Χανιά) is the second largest city of Crete and the capital of the Chania regional unit. It lies along the north coast of the island, about 70 km (43 mi) west of Rethymno and 145 km (90 mi) west of Heraklion. The official population of the municipal unit (the former municipality) is 53,910, while the municipality has 108,642 (2011) inhabitants. Besides others, the city is twinned with Wellington, New Zealand.



Stamp:
Tourism (from a set of three) - Issued: 08-08-2014

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