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Heraklion

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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Heraklion

  • Location: , , , ,
  • Population: 141,000
  • IATA airport code: HER
  • United Nations Location Codes: GR HER and GR NAI
  • Latitude: 35.3279° or 35° 19' 40.3" north
  • Longitude: 25.1434° or 25° 8' 36.3" east
  • Elevation: 60 meters (197 feet)
  • GeoNames ID: 261745

Other Names for Heraklion

  • Bulgarian: Ираклио
  • Catalan: Càndia
  • Czech: Iraklio
  • Danish: Iraklio
  • Dutch: Iraklion
  • Finnish: Heraklion
  • Finnish: Iraklion
  • French: Héraklion
  • German: Heraklion
  • 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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