Iraklion

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Iráklion

(Greek iˈrakliɔn)
n
(Placename) a port in Greece, in N Crete: former capital of Crete (until 1841); ruled by Venetians (13th–17th centuries). Pop: 150 000 (2005 est). Italian name: Candia Also called: Heraklion or Herakleion

I•rak•li•on

or He•rak•li•on

(ɪˈræk li ən, -ˈrɑ kli-)
n.
a seaport on the N coast of Crete, in Greece. 243,622. Also called Candia.