Area

8336 sq km

Currency

Euro (€)

Language Spoken

Greek

Population

623,000

Time

Eastern Europe Time (GMT/UTC plus two hours)

If Crete Were 100 People

  • 58 would live in rural areas
  • 42 would live in the six largest cities

Percentage: Religion

  • 95 Greek Orthodox
  • 3 Muslim
  • 1 Roman Catholic
  • 1 Other

Population per Sq Km

  • Greece: 75
  • England: 300
  • Crete: 75