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Moires town

Town description

With a population of approximately 5000 people, Moires (GR: Μοίρες) is the main administrative center of the Messara Valley. The town is equipped with various essential facilities such as a police station, magistrate’s court, post office, public PTT office, health center, and branches of most major Greek banks.

Apart from its administrative functions, Moires is also a significant hub for agriculture and commerce in the region. The town is surrounded by fertile farmland, and its weekly market attracts vendors and shoppers from all over the valley. Visitors can also explore the town’s rich history and architecture, including the 16th-century Venetian fountain located in the central square and the nearby Minoan palace ruins at Phaistos. These attractions make Moires a popular destination for tourists and locals alike.

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Most frequent asked questions

What is Moires?

Moires is the biggest town in the Messara Valley, located in Greece.

How many people live in Moires?

Approximately 5000 people live in Moires.

What administrative facilities are available in Moires?

Moires has a police station, magistrate’s court, post office, public PTT office, health center, and offices of most Greek major banks.

Is Moires a commercial center?

The text does not mention whether Moires is a commercial center or not.

Where is the Messara Valley located?

The text does not provide information on the location of the Messara Valley.

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