Heraklion is a regional unit on the island in .

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or Iraklio is the major city and capital of , the largest of the Greek islands. Photo: Tango7174, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Hersonissos, also transliterated as and Hersónisos, is a town and a local government unit in the north of , bordering the Mediterranean / . Photo: Luu, CC0.

or Mallia is a coastal town and a former municipality in the northeast corner of the Heraklion regional unit in , . Photo: Bgag, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a Greek village in the Heraklion regional unit, , . Photo: C messier, CC BY-SA 4.0.


Latitude of center
35.3297° or 35° 19' 46.9" north
Longitude of center
25.1299° or 25° 7' 47.5" east
59 metres (194 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Asturian: Unidá periférica de Heraclión
  • Basque: Heraklion (unitate erregionala)
  • Basque: Heraklion
  • Belarusian: Іракліён (пэрыфэрыйная адзінка)
  • Belarusian: Іракліён
  • Bulgarian: Ираклио
  • Catalan: Unitat perifèrica d'Iràklio
  • Catalan: unitat perifèrica d'Iràklio
  • Czech: Iraklio
  • Dutch: Iraklion (periferie-district)
  • Dutch: Iraklion
  • English: Heraklion Regional Unit
  • French: Héraklion
  • German: Iraklio
  • Greek: Ηράκλειο
  • Greek: Περιφερειακή Ενότητα Ηρακλείου
  • Italian: Candia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Periferieininga Iráklio
  • Polish: Jednostka regionalna Heraklion
  • Portuguese: Heraclião
  • Portuguese: Heraclião (unidade regional)
  • Portuguese: Heraklion (unidade regional)
  • Serbian: Ираклион
  • Slovak: Iraklio
  • Spanish: Unidad periferica de Heraclion
  • Spanish: Unidad periférica de Heraclión
  • Urdu: ایراکلیون
  • Heraclion
  • Irákleion
  • Iráklion
  • Nomós Iraklíou

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