The Cretan State (Greek: Κρητική Πολιτεία, Kritiki Politia; Ottoman Turkish: كريد دولتى, Girit Devleti), was established in 1898, following the intervention by the Great Powers (Britain, France, Italy, Austria-Hungary, and Russia) on the island of C…
Latitude and longitude of Kissamos
Kissamos (Greek: Κίσσαμος) is a town and municipality in the west of the island of Crete, Greece. It is part of the Chania regional unit and of the former Kissamos Province which covers the northwest corner of the island. The city of Kissamos is also known as Kastelli Kissamou and often known simply as Kastelli after the Venetian castle that was there. It is now a port and fishing harbour, with a regular ferry from the Peloponnese via Kythira. A town museum is located in the old Venetian governor's palace and there have been important archaeological finds in the town, including fine mosaics, dating from the Roman city of Kisamos (Κίσαμος, Latinized as Cisamus).
Latitude: 35° 29' 40.52" N
Longitude: 23° 39' 13.50" E
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The Massacre of Kondomari (Greek: Σφαγή στο Κοντομαρί) refers to the execution of male civilians from the village of Kondomari in Crete by an ad hoc firing squad consisting of German paratroopers on 2 June 1941 during World War II. The shooting was …
Gramvousa also Grampousa (Greek: Γραμβούσα or Γραμπούσα, further names include Akra, Cavo Buso, Cavo Bouza, Garabusa and Grabusa) refers to two small uninhabited islands off the coast of north-western Crete in the regional unit of Chania.
Pontikonisi (Greek: Ποντικονήσι, "mouse island") is an islet near the Greek island of Corfu.
Agioi Theodoroi (Greek: Άγιοι Θεόδωροι) are two uninhabited islets off the coast of western Crete. One is named Agios Theodoros, also called Thodorou, and the islet a few metres further north is called Mikros Agios Theodoros ("Little Agios Theodoros…
The Battle of Cape Spada was a naval battle during the Battle of the Mediterranean in Second World War.
Kissamos (Greek: Κίσσαμος) is a town and municipality in the west of the island of Crete, Greece. It is part of the Chania regional unit and of the former Kissamos Province which covers the northwest corner of the island. The city of Kissamos is als…
The Olive tree of Vouves (Greek: Ελιά Βουβών) is an olive tree in the village of Ano Vouves in the municipal unit of Kolymvari in Chania regional unit, Crete, Greece.
The Fallschirmjäger memorial (German: Fallschirmjäger-Denkmal) is a German war memorial for German parachutists who fell during the ten-day Battle of Crete in World War II.
No. 30 Squadron of the Royal Air Force operates the second generation C-130J Hercules from RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire. The squadron operates alongside No. 24 Squadron and No.
Agioi Apostoloi (Greek: Άγιοι Απόστολοι, "Holy Apostles") is an uninhabited islet to the north of the western coast of Crete in the Aegean Sea.
Maleme (Greek: Μάλεμε) is a small village and military airport 16 km (9.9 mi) to the west of Chania, in North Western Crete, Greece. It is located in Platanias municipality, in Chania regional unit.
The Gulf of Chania is an embayment of the Sea of Crete in the northwestern region of the island of Crete in present day Greece.
The Archaeological Museum of Chania (Greek: Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Χανίων) is a museum located in the former Venetian Monastery of Saint Francis at 25 Chalidon Street, Chania, Crete, Greece.
Falasarna or Phalasarna (Greek: Φαλάσαρνα) is an ancient Greek harbor town on the northwest coast of Crete. The currently visible remains of the city were built around 333 BC, and include several imposing sandstone towers and bastions, with hundreds…
Agia Eirini Gorge (Greek Φαράγγι Αγίας Ειρήνης) is located in the south-west of the island of Crete, Greece, in Lefka Ori. The gorge starts near the village of Agia Eirini and it ends near the village of Sougia, on the south coast. It is 8 kilometre…
Maleme Airport (Greek: Αεροδρόμιο Μάλεμε) is an airport situated at Maleme, Crete. It has two runways (13/31 and 03/21) with no lights.