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Administrative Region : Crete
Regional unit : Heraklion


Agia Varvara (Greek: Αγία Βαρβάρα) is a village and a former municipality in the Heraklion peripheral unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Gortyna, of which it is a municipal unit.[1] Population 5,310 (2001). The village lies at an altitude of about 580 meters and has 2115 inhabitants.

Agia Varvara lies on the busy north-south line from Heraklion on the south coast of the island towards the centre.


Prinias is a mountain village (alt.. 610 m) 25 km SW of Heraklion. There are documnets about the village from the Venetian period and from a 1617 document of the Osmanic Empire

Prinias was 1881 part of the province Maleviziou and the municipality Krousonas with a population 225. In the year 1900 the population was 348. In 1920 Prinias was an independent community.



^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

Municipal unit Agia Varvara
Municipal Community Agia Varvara
Agia Varvara (Αγία Βαρβάρα, η)
Kato Moulia (Κάτω Μούλια, τα)
Keratokefali (Κερατοκεφάλιον, το)
Peirouniana (Πειρουνιανά, τα)
Community Agios Thomas
Agios Thomas (Άγιος Θωμάς, ο)
Community Ano Moulia
Ano Moulia (Άνω Μούλια, τα)
Community Douli
Genna (Γέννα, η)
Douli (Δούλιον, το)
Kolena (Κόλενα, η)
Community Larani
Larani (Λαράνιον, το)
Community Megali Vrysi
Vorros (Βορρός, ο)
Megali Vrysi (Μεγάλη Βρύση, η)
Preveliana (Πρεβελιανά, τα)
Community Prinias
Πρινιάς, ο

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