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

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