Asi Gonia

Asi Gonia (Greek: Ασή Γωνιά) is a mountainous village and a former community in the eastern part of the Chania regional unit in 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 18.273 km2 (7.055 sq mi).[3] Asi Gonia is situated east of the Lefka Ori mountain range, 20 km southwest of Rethymno. The communal office is situated in the heart of the community. In the village square there are two statues dedicated to the two Greek prime ministers Eleftherios Venizelos and Sofoklis Venizelos.

Asi Gonia

Ασή Γωνιά
Asi Gonia is located in Greece
Asi Gonia
Asi Gonia
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 35°16′N 24°17′E / 35.267°N 24.283°E / 35.267; 24.283Coordinates: 35°16′N 24°17′E / 35.267°N 24.283°E / 35.267; 24.283
Administrative regionCrete
Regional unitChania
 • Municipal unit18.3 km2 (7.1 sq mi)
400 m (1,300 ft)
 • Municipal unit
 • Municipal unit density29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Historical populationEdit

Year Population
1981 508
1991 526
2001 586
2011 527

Famous nativesEdit


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (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.

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