Regions of Greece


Regions of Greece

The regions ( _el. "γεωγραφικά διαμερίσματα", lit. "geographic departments") are the traditional (and until 1987 official) subnational divisions of Greece, still widely used in daily discourse. There are 10 regions [See the map of the National Statistical Service of Greece / NSSG (Εθνική Στατιστική Υπηρεσία Ελλάδος / ΕΣΥΕ). ( [http://www.minagric.gr/greek/agro_pol/Greece/geogr_diam.htm] )] (seven on the mainland and three island groups), which are further subdivided into 54 prefectures.


#Thrace
#Macedonia [In Macedonia there is one autonomous region, Mount Athos ("Ayion Oros", or "Holy Mountain"), a monastic state under Greek sovereignty. It is located on the easternmost of the three large peninsulas jutting into the Aegean from the Macedonian mainland.]
#Thessaly
#Epirus
#Central Greece
#Attica [Formerly part of Central Greece.]
#Peloponnese
#Aegean Islands
#Ionian Islands
#Crete

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