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Anopolis

anopolis-sfakia01Anopolis or Anopoli is a village in the south-west of the Greek island of Crete, 600 meters above sea level on a plain to the White Mountains. It is twelve kilometers from the coastal town of Chora Sfakion and belongs to the municipality of Sfakia.

The village of Anopolis had many inhabitants at one time but now the population is only about 800. Their main occupation is agriculture and goats and sheep are raised on the plateau and the nearby mountains. Anopolis is a very old place evident from traces of remains from the ancient Greek eras that have been found.

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