Information about Crete Island

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Crete Travel Info

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Crete is the largest island of Greece (and also has the highest number of population among all the Greek. Crete is the fifth bigest island in the Mediterranean Sea (after: Sicily, Sardinia, Cyprus, Corsica). The capital of Crete (also largest city) is Heraklion. on 2011 the region of Crete had a 623.065 population.

Crete forms a very significant part of the economy and cultural heritage of Greece. Was once the centre of the Minoan civilization (c. 2700 BC - 1420 BC), the earliest known civilization in Europe.

Crete lays on the most southern point of Europe.

Important agriculture production is: olives, olive oil, wine, raisins, fruits, vegetables, animal breeding and cheese (the Cretan cheese is very famous), various diary products, raisins.

Tourism is the most important industry on Crete island. Individual as well as mass tourism are fully developed.

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Bulk Extra Virgin Olive Oil Wholesale prices - Greek Evoo supplier BIO CRETAN OLIVE OIL LTD “CRITIDA” is a family company with a long experience and knowledge to produce olive oil. It was founded in Heraklion Crete in 1998, in order to standardize and trade in olive oil. It is specialized in trading two categories of standardized olive oil: Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) and Organic (biological) Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Organic EVOO). Critida also produces and trades olive paste, Greek Table Olives and Delicatessen culinary products

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In these pages you can find:

  • Map Information for CRETE. Starting from the view of the island,
    you can see even the city maps of the 4 biggest cites by just
    "clicking" on the area you are interested on chart.
  • A list of hotels everywhere in the island, as it is published by the
    national tourist organization of Greece. And also a list of the
    campings on the island.
  • Places you must visit. Photos and road maps of wonderful places
    that you would like to visit.
  • Historic and Archaeological sights in Crete.
  • And all the useful phone numbers you might need in Crete.

Region of Crete