Facts about Cretans

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Facts about Crete
31 October 2016
The olive tree
12 November 2016

there is no native Cretan race

Cretans originate from Minoans, Eteokrites, Spartans, Venetians, Romans, Turks, Tartarous, Serbians, Saracens, Pelasgous, Blacks, Spaniards, Jewish, Germans, French, Boulgarians, Vlachous, Armenians, Argious

Cretan dialect is considered the oldest Greek dialect and the closest to Ancient Greek language

99% of the Cretans are orthodox...

and working hard until old age

Cretan diet considered the healthiest in the world

an essential ingredient the wild greens they love to collect...

...and olive oil. Cretans consume the largest quantity per person globally

snails are one of the finest delicacies for Cretans...

...as also lamb

Cretans are cycling friendly