Fres

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Fres

Φρες
Fres is located in Greece
Fres
Fres
Location within the regional unit
DE Fre.svg
Coordinates: 35°21′N 24°7′E / 35.350°N 24.117°E / 35.350; 24.117Coordinates: 35°21′N 24°7′E / 35.350°N 24.117°E / 35.350; 24.117
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCrete
Regional unitChania
MunicipalityApokoronas
 • Municipal unit53.8 km2 (20.8 sq mi)
Elevation
220 m (720 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
895
 • Municipal unit density17/km2 (43/sq mi)
Community
 • Population326 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
730 08
Area code(s)28250
Vehicle registrationΧΝ

Fres (Greek: Φρες) is a village and former municipality in the Chania regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Apokoronas, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 53.819 km2 (20.780 sq mi).[3] Fres has a population of 326 (2011). The city has a large main square surrounded by several cafés where the locals in the village meet and socialize. An archway in Fres leads through to the upper village and to the chapel of Our Lady of the Two Rocks.

It takes in foothills of the White Mountains (Lefka Ori). The settlements in Fres are Paidochori, Pemonia, Tzitzifes, Melidoni and Fres village.

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  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior ‹See Tfd›(in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.