Iraklion(redirected from Iráklion)
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(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
or He•rak•li•on(ɪˈræk li ən, -ˈrɑ kli-)
a seaport on the N coast of Crete, in Greece. 243,622. Also called Candia.