largest city, principal port of the Greek island of Crete, and capital of the nomós (department) of Iráklion. The city lies on the north coast just ... [1 related articles]
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Iráklion (ērä'klēôn) or Candia (kăn'dēu) , city (1991 pop. 116,178), capital of Crete governorate and Iráklion prefecture, N Crete, Greece, a port on the Sea of Crete. It is the largest city on Crete and ships wine, olive oil, raisins, and alm...
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Chief commercial port and capital city of Crete, Greece; population (1991) 117,200. There is a ferry link to Peiraias on the mainland. The archaeological museum contains a fine collection of antiquities from the island
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