Greece by Regions

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Eastern Macedonia and Thrace

Cloudy

7°C

Komotini

Cloudy
Thursday
Scattered showers
6°C / 10°C
Friday
Cloudy
6°C / 11°C
Saturday
Mostly cloudy
6°C / 11°C

Eastern Macedonia and Thrace is one of the thirteen administrative regions of Greece. It consists of the northeastern parts of the country, comprising the eastern part of the region of Greek Macedonia along with the region of Western Thrace, and the islands of Thasos and Samothrace.

Capital Komotini
Largest city Alexandroupoli
Area
Total 14,157.76 km2(5,466.34 sq mi)

Population (2011)

Total 608,182
Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Website www.pamth.gov.gr

Central Macedonia

Cloudy

8°C

Thessaloniki

Cloudy
Thursday
Scattered showers
8°C / 10°C
Friday
Cloudy
7°C / 11°C
Saturday
Cloudy
7°C / 11°C

Central Macedonia is one of the thirteen administrative regions of Greece, consisting of the central part of the geographical and historical region of Macedonia. With a population of almost 1.9 million, it is the second most populous in Greece after Attica.

Capital Thessaloniki
Area
Total 18,810.52 km2(7,262.78 sq mi)
Population (2011)
Total 1,882,108
Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Website www.pkm.gov.gr

Western Macedonia

Cloudy

6°C

Kozani

Cloudy
Thursday
Scattered showers
4°C / 8°C
Friday
Cloudy
3°C / 9°C
Saturday
Scattered showers
3°C / 7°C

Western Macedonia is one of the thirteen regions of Greece, consisting of the western part of Greek Macedonia. It is divided into the regional units of Florina, Grevena, Kastoria, and Kozani.

Capital Kozani
Area
Total 9,451 km2 (3,649 sq mi)
Population (2011)
Total 283,689
Density 30/km2 (78/sq mi)
Website www.pdm.gov.gr

Epirus

Scattered showers

7°C

Ioannina

Scattered showers
Thursday
Rain
3°C / 11°C
Friday
Mostly cloudy
1°C / 15°C
Saturday
Rain
4°C / 10°C

Epirus is a traditional geographic and modern administrative region in northwestern Greece.  It borders the regions of West Macedonia and Thessaly to the east, West Greece to the south, the Ionian Sea and Ionian Islands to the west and Albania to the north. The region has an area of about 9,200 km2 (3,600 sq mi). It is part of the wider historical region of Epirus, which overlaps modern Albania and Greece but lies mostly within Greek territory.

Capital Ioannina
Area
Total 9,203.22 km2(3,553.38 sq mi)
Population (2011)
Total 336,856
 Density 37/km2 (95/sq mi)
Website www.php.gov.gr

Thessaly

Cloudy

10°C

Larissa

Cloudy
Thursday
Showers
7°C / 15°C
Friday
Cloudy
7°C / 13°C
Saturday
Scattered showers
7°C / 11°C

Thessaly is a traditional geographic and modern administrative regionof Greece, comprising most of the ancient region of the same name. Before the Greek Dark Ages, Thessaly was known as Aeolia, and appears thus in Homer's Odyssey.

Thessaly became part of the modern Greek state in 1881, after four and a half centuries of Ottoman rule. Since 1987 it has formed one of the country's 13 regions and is further (since the Kallikratis reform of 2010) sub-divided into 5 regional units and 25 municipalities. The capital of the region is Larissa. Thessaly lies in central Greece and borders the regions of Macedonia on the north, Epirus on the west, Central Greece on the south and the Aegean Sea on the east. The Thessaly region also includes the Sporades islands.

Capital Larissa
Area
Total 14,036.64 km2(5,419.58 sq mi)
Population (2011)
Total 732,762
 Density 52/km2 (140/sq mi)
Website www.pthes.gov.gr

Ionian Islands

Showers

12°C

Corfu

Showers
Thursday
Showers
11°C / 13°C
Friday
Mostly cloudy
11°C / 15°C
Saturday
Scattered showers
11°C / 13°C

The Ionian Islands Region is one of the thirteen administrative regions of Greece. The administrative region does not include all of the Ionian Islands; the island of Kythera, which historically was part of the island group, was separated and integrated to the (far away) Attica Region.

Capital Corfu
Area
 Total 2,306.94 km2(890.71 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 Total 207,855
 Density 90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Website www.pin.gov.gr

Western Greece

Rain

12°C

Patra

Rain
Thursday
Scattered showers
8°C / 14°C
Friday
Mostly cloudy
6°C / 14°C
Saturday
Showers
8°C / 11°C

Western Greece Region is one of the thirteen regions of Greece. It comprises the western part of continental Greece and the northwestern part of the Peloponnese peninsula.

Capital Patras
Area
Total 11,350.18 km2(4,382.33 sq mi)
Population (2011)
Total 679,796
 Density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Website www.pde.gov.gr

Central Greece

Showers

8°C

Lamia

Showers
Thursday
Mostly cloudy
6°C / 14°C
Friday
Rain
5°C / 11°C
Saturday
Showers
5°C / 7°C

Central Greece Region is one of the thirteen administrative regions of Greece. The region occupies the eastern half of the traditional region of Central Greece, including the island of Euboea. To the south it borders the regions of Attica and the Peloponnese, to the west the region of West Greece and to the north the regions of Thessaly and Epirus. Its capital city is Lamia.

Capital Lamia
Area
 Total 15,549.31 km2 (6,003.62 sq mi)
Population (2011)
Total 547,390
Density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Website www.pste.gov.gr

Attica

Showers

16°C

Athens

Showers
Thursday
Mostly cloudy
10°C / 15°C
Friday
Mostly cloudy
10°C / 15°C
Saturday
Rain
10°C / 13°C

Attica Region is an administrative region of Greece, that encompasses the entire metropolitan area of Athens, the country's capital and largest city. The region is coextensive with the former Attica Prefecture of Central Greece, but covers a greater area than the historical region of Attica.

Capital Athens
Area
Total 3,808.10 km2(1,470.32 sq mi)
Population (2011)
Total 3,828,434
Density 1,000/km2(2,600/sq mi)
Website www.patt.gov.gr

Peloponnese

Sunny

15°C

Tripoli

Sunny
Thursday
Partly cloudy
10°C / 21°C
Friday
SP_WEATHER_BREEZY
11°C / 16°C
Saturday
Sunny
8°C / 17°C

The Peloponnese region is a region in southern Greece. It borders the West Greece region to the north and Attica to the north-east. The region has an area of about 15,490 square kilometres (5,980 square miles). It covers most of the Peloponnese peninsula, except for the northwestern subregions of Achaea and Elis which belong to West Greece and a small portion of the Argolid peninsula that is part of Attica.

Capital Tripoli
Area
Total 15,489.96 km2(5,980.71 sq mi)
Population (2011)
Total 577,903
Density 37/km2 (97/sq mi)
Website ppel.gov.gr

North Aegean

Showers

13°C

Mytilene

Showers
Thursday
Showers
10°C / 16°C
Friday
Scattered showers
10°C / 16°C
Saturday
Scattered showers
8°C / 15°C

The North Aegean is one of the thirteen regions of Greece. It comprises the islands of the north-eastern Aegean Sea, except for Samothrace, which belongs to the region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace.

Capital Mytilene
Area
 Total 3,835.91 km2(1,481.05 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 Total 199,231
 Density 52/km2 (130/sq mi)
Website www.pvaigaiou.gov.gr

South Aegean

Showers

15°C

Syros

Showers
Thursday
Mostly cloudy
13°C / 15°C
Friday
Partly cloudy
13°C / 15°C
Saturday
Showers
12°C / 15°C

The South Aegean is one of the thirteen administrative regions of Greece. It consists of the Cyclades and Dodecanese island groups in the central and southeastern Aegean Sea.

Capital Ermoupoli
Area
Total 5,285.99 km2(2,040.93 sq mi)
Population (2011)
Total 309,015
 Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Website www.pnai.gov.gr

Crete

Scattered showers

13°C

Heraklion

Scattered showers
Thursday
Partly cloudy
10°C / 18°C
Friday
Scattered thunderstorms
8°C / 17°C
Saturday
Showers
10°C / 15°C

Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands, the 88th largest island in the world and the fifth largest island in the Mediterranean Sea, after Sicily, Sardinia, Cyprus and Corsica. Crete and a number of surrounding islands and islets constitute the region of Crete (Greek: Περιφέρεια Κρήτης), one of the 13 top-level administrative units of Greece. The capital and the largest city is Heraklion. As of 2011, the region had a population of 623,065.

Crete forms a significant part of the economy and cultural heritage of Greece, while retaining its own local cultural traits (such as its own poetry and music). It was once the centre of the Minoan civilization (c. 2700–1420 BC), which is the earliest known civilization in Europe.

Capital Heraklion
Area
Total 8,303 km2 (3,206 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 Total 623,065
Website http://crete.gov.gr/

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