Piraeus Prefecture


Piraeus Prefecture

Infobox Pref GR
name = Piraeus
name_local = Νομός Πειραιά
flag_reg = Bandera d'Àtica.svg
periph = Attica
capital = Piraeus
population = 541,504
population_as_of = 2001
pop_rank = 3rd
pop_dens = 582.65
popdens_rank = 2nd
area = 929.382
area_rank = 47th
postal_code = 1xx xx, 801 xx
area_code = 210, 27340
licence = ΥΝ
provinces =
municip = 16
commun = 2
ISO = GR-A4
website = [http://www.nomarhiapeiraia.gr nomarhiapeiraia.gr]

Piraeus is one of the prefectures of Greece. It is part of the periphery of Attica and the Athens-Piraeus super-prefecture. The capital of the prefecture is the city of Piraeus. The prefecture covers the south-western part of the agglomeration of Athens, several islands in the Saronic Gulf (Salamis, Aegina, Agkistri, Poros, Hydra, Dokos, Spetses, Spetsopoula), Methana and Troizina on the Peloponnese peninsula, and the islands of Kythira and Antikythera south of the Peloponnese. An indication of the geographical diversity of the prefecture is the stark difference in population density between its seven mainland municipalities in the Athens metropolitan area, which have 9,244.2 inhabitants/km², and its detached outlying areas, which average only 85.83 inhabitants/km² (and most of these on Salamis Island, at 395.40/km², while the far-outlying parts have only 47.80/km²).

Municipalities and communities

:"See also": List of settlements in Attica

External links

* [http://www.nomarhiapeiraia.gr/ Official website] el icon


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