The village of Kerasia integrated in municipality of Heraklion after Kallikratikis, Heraklion is the 20 km and lies at an altitude of 340 metres. It is built on the eastern slopes of the Hill "Halepa" with rich view of "plain of Kerasia ", the Lasithiotika mountains, the historic monastery of Paliani and the Hill «Kastellas», with the chapel of Saint Panteleimonas at the top.
On the brand new residential complex southwest of Avgeniki recorded for the first time in census N. Stavraki (1881) as Kerasa and Vlachiana. The life of settlement does not seem to have had a long and after the Census of 1940 did not reconvene in the inventory directories.
One kilometre south of Agios Miron is located the village of Pirgou at a distance of 20 kilometres from Heraklion and at an altitude of 400 meters above the road to Asites. The village's location offers magnificent views towards the 'Koysaniotika' mountains and the Eastern Mountain Psiloritis.
The municipal district of Heraklion town with rich history and tradition, is built on the ancient two hills Rafkos (one out of 100 cities of Homeric Cretan Ekatompolis) with panoramic views from all points of. It is 18 km from Heraklion and has an altitude of 440 metres.