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Rouvas is located in Greece
Location within the regional unit
DE Rouva.svg
Coordinates: 35°08′N 24°56′E / 35.133°N 24.933°E / 35.133; 24.933
Country Greece
Administrative region Crete
Regional unit Heraklion
Municipality Gortyn
 • Municipal unit 62.7 km2 (24.2 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 1,821
 • Municipal unit density 29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)

Rouvas (Greek: Ρούβας) is a former municipality in the Heraklion regional unit, Crete, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Gortyn, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 62.725 km2 (24.218 sq mi).[3] Population 1,821 (2011). The seat of the municipality was in Gergeri.


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.