Temenos, Greece

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Temenos is also a small village in the municipality Paranesti, northern Greece.
Temenos is located in Greece
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Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Heraklion
Municipality Heraklion
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 3,218
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Temenos (Greek: Τέμενος) is a former municipality in the Heraklion Regional Unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Heraklion, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 3,218 (2001). The seat of the municipality was in Profitis Ilias.


The province of Temenos (Greek: Επαρχία Τεμένους) was one of the provinces of the Heraklion Prefecture. Its territory corresponded with that of the current municipality Heraklion (except the municipal unit Gorgolainis and a few other villages) and the municipal unit Archanes.[3] It was abolished in 2006.


  1. De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. Detailed census results 1991 PDF (39 MB) (Greek) (French)