It is probably the largest town in the Regional section Municipality of Heraklion of Kallikaratis, located 19.4 km from Heraklion and is built at the northwestern foot of the Rocca hill (height 507, 40 meters) in altitude of 350 meters.
At an altitude of 244 meters and a distance of about 10 km the road Iraklion - Viannos (detour from the new highway after BI. IP. Heraklion) is the Skalani Kallikratous belonging to the Municipality of Heraklion.
The Vasilies were village of "Parakandias", built on the northern outskirts of sacred terms "Giouchtas" today with the draft Kallikratis is integrated in the regional section of the municipality of Heraklion. Located at an altitude of 300 meters away from Heraklion and about 10 kilometers.