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1 Personal Presentation Potamias GeorgiosTeacher, 5th public Elementary Public School of Neo Iraklio, AthensPhd student in Pedagogy UOAMed in Applied EducationMed in Educational Administration
2 Municipality of Irakleio (Greek: Ηράκλειο)is asuburbin the northern part ofAthens, Greece,and a municipalityof the Atticaregion. Has a populationof about49,642 inhabitants(2011).
3 Little bit of History….The name Irakleio derives from «Ηρακλής» that means Hercules because of an ancient temple devoted to the ancient hero. In medieval times the place was called “Arakli”
4 IrakleioTHE TOWNTHE CLOCKTOWER IN THE SQUAREFarmlands used to dominate much of the landscape, including groves. During the early to mid 20th century, urban development and industrial buildings replaced much of the farmland. Today, most of the land is residential.THE GATETHE RAIL STATION
6 The main street accesses to the famous Olympic Stadium ,aka Athens Olympic Sports Complex, and is to the east of the municipality.The Olympic Arch designed by Santiago CalatravaThe Olympic Complex
7 The Mayor’s HallThe Emblem of the MunicipalityIrakleio has schools, a few lyceums (high schools), gymnasia, banks, a train station, a sports centre, cinemas, post offices, squares (plateies) and an old stone quarry mine in the area of Ano Heraklio.Air- photo of the main square
8 A community founded by Germans During the 19th century it was a military Bavarian colony founded by the Bavarian king Otto. In 1858 came the brewer Fuchs from Muhldorf Bavaria to Greece. He remained in the colony and established a brewery which still exists nowadays. Muhldorf and Irakleio have become today twin cities.
9 BASIC HISTORICAL FACTS Heraklion should have been known as:The only settlement in Greece created and colonized by Germans.The Municipality with the longest history and infrastructure of the Catholic Church and with the most Catholics in Attica.The place where the first beer in Greece was made in 1858 by the family Fix, and had a monopoly in Greece from 1864 to 1963.The place where the first land registry was made by the Bavarian Baur to allocate farms to Bavarian settlers.
10 More photos…. First beer advertisement Contempora-ry fix beer Annual beer festival
11 A very successful beerPoster from the beer festivalScenes from the festivalThe Mayor in Muhldorf
12 The local football team The breweryThe Fix estateThe local football teamThe modern brewery on an ancient vineyard
13 Our schoolSituated close to the area where the first German settlers lived, in the area called “Ipirotika” because after the Germans many people from Epirus (a Greek north region) came. Has about 200 students and 13 classes, ICT lab, sports facilities and a thetrical stage.Various Innovative programs are being carried out by educators (about culture, ICT innovation, health, environmental awareness)