Peloponnese (periphery)


Peloponnese (periphery)

Infobox Peri GR
name = Peloponnese
name_local = Περιφέρεια Πελοποννήσου


prefec = Arcadia
Argolis
Corinthia
Laconia
Messinia
capital = Tripoli
population = 650310
population_as_of = 2005
area = 15490
website = [http://www.peloponnisos.gr/ www.peloponnisos.gr]

Peloponnese (Greek: Πελοπόννησος, "Peloponnesos"), is a periphery in southern Greece. It borders the periphery of West Greece to the north and that of Attica to the north-east. The province has an area of about 15,490 km². It is part of the wider Peloponnese peninsula.

Government

The Peloponnese Periphery is divided into five prefectures ( _el. νομοί):

*Arcadia
*Argolis
*Corinthia
*Laconia
*Messinia

Major communities

*Árgos (Άργος)
*Kalamáta (Καλαμάτα)
*Kórinthos (Κόρινθος) (Corinth in English)
*Trípoli (Τρίπολη)


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