Heraklion or Iraklio is the major city and capital of , the largest of the Greek islands. Its Archaeological Museum holds the remains of the 4000-year old Minoan civilization, which centred around the nearby palace of Knossos, with its Minotaur legend.

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  • Location: , , , ,
  • Population: 141,000
  • IATA airport code: HER
  • United Nations Location Codes: GR HER and GR NAI
  • Latitude: 35° 19' 40.3" (35.3279°) north
  • Longitude: 25° 8' 36.3" (25.1434°) east
  • Elevation: 60 meters (197 feet)
  • Wikidata: Heraklion
  • Wikimedia Commons: Heraklion

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Other Names for Heraklion

Bulgarian: Ираклио, Catalan: Càndia, Czech: Iraklio, Danish: Iraklio, Dutch: Iraklion, Finnish: Heraklion, Finnish: Iraklion, French: Héraklion, German: Iraklio, German: Iráklio, Greek: Ηράκλειο, Greek: Ηράκλειο Κρήτης, Hebrew: הרקליון, Hungarian: Iráklio, Indonesian: Heraklion, Italian: Candia, Italian: Iraklio, Japanese: イラクリオン, Latvian: Iraklija, Norwegian: Iráklio, Norwegian Nynorsk: Iráklio, Polish: Iraklion
Portuguese: Heraclião, Portuguese: Iráclio, Portuguese: Iráklio, Romanian: Heraklion, Russian: Ираклион, Slovak: Iraklio, Spanish: Heraclión, Spanish: Heraklion, Swedish: Heraklion, Turkish: Kandiye, Candie, Heracleum, Herákleion, Iraclion, Irakleion, Irákleio, Iráklion, Khandax, Megalokastro, Megalokastron, Ērakleion, 伊拉克利翁

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