View of the Monastery of Arkadi.

Coordinates: 35°18.632′N 24°37.711′E / 35.310533°N 24.628517°E / 35.310533; 24.628517Coordinates: 35°18.632′N 24°37.711′E / 35.310533°N 24.628517°E / 35.310533; 24.628517
Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Rethymno
Municipality Rethymno
Population (2011)[1]
  Municipal unit 6,936
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΡΕ

Arkadi (Greek: Αρκάδι) is a former municipality in the Rethymno regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Rethymno, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 6,936 (2011). The seat of the municipality was in Adele. Arkadi is renowned for its famous monastery.


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

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