Rethymno, Crete, Greece

🇬🇷 Rethymno is a city in Greece on the island of Crete. It is the capital of Rethymno regional unit. It is a former Latin Catholic bishopric as Retimo(–Ario) and former Latin titular see. Rethymno was originally built during the Minoan civilization (ancient Rhithymna and Arsinoe). The city was prominent enough to mint its own coins and maintain urban growth. One of these coins is today depicted as the crest of the town: two dolphins in a circle.

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Rethymno was ranked #1142 by the Nomad List which evaluates and ranks remote work hubs by cost, internet, fun and safety. Rethymno has a population of over 30,000 people. Rethymno also forms the centre of the wider Rethymno region which has a population of over 85,609 people. Rethymno is situated 60 km east of Chania.

Twin Towns – Sister Cities Rethymno is twinned with: 🇨🇾 Ayia Napa, Cyprus; 🇮🇹 Castenaso, Italy; 🇷🇺 Pushkin, Russia.

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