Myriokefala is a local community of the Rethymno Municipality in the Rethymno (regional unit) of the region of Crete established by Kallikratis reform. Previously, it was part of municipality of Lappa. Capital of the new municipality is Rethymno.
|• Population||309 (2011)|
|• Area (km2)||13.226|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
Geography, origin of name, historyEdit
It is located 33 kilometers southwest of Rethymno, on the northwestern outskirts of the Kryoneritis mountain (height 1228 m) in an altitude of 500 meters  with great view to the valley of Asi Gonia. Its name is due to the myriad (many) heads, i.e. hills, on which the village was built. Myriokefala is being occupied since the Venetian period.
- Population of Myriokefala
Attractions: Monuments, Temples, important buildingsEdit
The Monastery of the Virgin, which dates back to the 10th century.
- Photo Gallery, Web site of municipality of Rethymno retrieved at 9 April 2012
- Cycling routes, Web site of Tourism Promotion Committee of Rethymno Prefecture, retrieved at 9 April 2012
- "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
- Papyrus Larousse Britannica, Athens, 1996
- "Ottoman Settlements". Institute for Mediterranean Studies, Digital Crete. Retrieved 21 April 2012.
- Hellenic Statistical Authority, Digital Library (ELSAT), Census (Greek and English)
- "Route: Rethymno - Atsipopoulo - Aghios Andreas - Ano Valsamonero - Monopari - Roustika - Aghios Konstantinos - Argyroupoli - Episkopi". Tourism Promotion Committee of Rethymno Prefecture. Retrieved 21 April 2012.
- Bus timetables (in german) Archived 2013-03-21 at the Wayback Machine retrieved at 21 April 2012]
|This Crete location article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|