Crete is the largest island and the fourth largest island in the Mediterranean. Located 160km . south of the mainland and is washed by the Cretan and the Libyan Sea. The population amounts to 620,000 inhabitants. Divided into four separate counties.

In Crete, developed and flourished the Minoan civilization ( 3000 BC. -1400p.Ch.). Completely self-sufficient and with very little unemployment bases its economy on agriculture , processing - packaging and services.