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Encyclopedia > Central Greece
Central Greece Periphery
Περιφέρεια Στερεάς Ελλάδας
Location of Central Greece Periphery in Greece
 
Capital Lamia
Prefectures Boeotia
Euboea
Evrytania
Phocis
Phthiotis
Population 614,614 (2005)
Area 15,549 km²
Population density 40/km²
Website www.stereaellada.gr

Central Greece (Greek: Στερεά Ελλάδα - Stereá Elláda) is one of the thirteen peripheries of Greece. It is divided into the prefectures of Euboea, Evrytania, Phocis, Phthiotis, and Boeotia. Central Greece is the central region of Greece, to the north of Attica and Peloponnese and to the east of Western Greece and to the south of Thessaly and Epirus. The region is one of the most mountainous in Greece. Central Greece's climate is temporate along its coastlines and dry in its interior. Image File history File links Map of Greek periphery File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Lamia (Greek: Λαμία) is a city in central Greece (population 75,000). ... Greece consists of 13 administrative regions known as Peripheries of Greece, which are further subdivided into 51 prefectures (nomoi, singular - nomos, Greek: νομοί, νομός)): See also List of the prefectures of Greece by area List of the prefectures of Greece by population density List of the prefectures of Greece by population External... Boeotia (Greek: Βοιωτία -Voiotía, also Viotia) is one of the fifty-one prefectures of Greece. ... Euboea or Negropont (Modern Greek: Εύβοια Evia, Ancient Greek Εúβοια Eúboia; see also List of traditional Greek place names), is the largest island of the Greek archipelago. ... Evritania, Evrytania (Greek: Ευρυτανία), rarely/Latin: Eurytania is one of the fifty-one prefectures of Greece. ... Phocis (Greek, Modern: Φωκίδα, Ancient/Katharevousa: -s, also Phokida, Phokis) is an ancient district of central Greece. ... Phthiotis, or (Greek, Modern: Φθιώτιδα - Fthiótida, Ancient/Katharevousa: Φθιώτις) is one of the fifty-one prefectures of Greece. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia Website. ... The peripheries (περιφέρειες) are the subnational divisions of Greece. ... Greece consists of 13 administrative regions known as Peripheries of Greece, which are further subdivided into 51 prefectures (nomoi, singular - nomos, Greek: νομοί, νομός)): See also List of the prefectures of Greece by area List of the prefectures of Greece by population density List of the prefectures of Greece by population External... Euboea or Negropont (Modern Greek: Εύβοια Evia, Ancient Greek Εúβοια Eúboia; see also List of traditional Greek place names), is the largest island of the Greek archipelago. ... Evritania, Evrytania (Greek: Ευρυτανία), rarely/Latin: Eurytania is one of the fifty-one prefectures of Greece. ... Phocis (Greek, Modern: Φωκίδα, Ancient/Katharevousa: -s, also Phokida, Phokis) is an ancient district of central Greece. ... Phthiotis, or (Greek, Modern: Φθιώτιδα - Fthiótida, Ancient/Katharevousa: Φθιώτις) is one of the fifty-one prefectures of Greece. ... Boeotia (Greek: Βοιωτία -Voiotía, also Viotia) is one of the fifty-one prefectures of Greece. ...



Towns in each prefecture: (Prefectures in bold)



Euboea: (Gr: Ευβοια)

  • Chalkida (Capital)
  • Agios Loukas
  • Eretria (not to be confused with the African Republic of Eritrea)
  • Aleveri
  • Limni
  • Istiea
  • Psakhna.


Evrytania: (Gr: Ευριτανια) Chalcis or Chalkida, Halkida, Halkis or Chalkis (Greek, Modern: Χαλκίδα, Ancient/Katharevousa: _is), the chief town of the island of Euboea in Greece, situated on the strait of the Euripus at its narrowest point. ...

  • Karpenisi (Capital)
  • Meyalo Chorio
  • Mikro Chorio
  • Agios Nikolaos
  • Agrafa
  • Prossos


Phocis: (Gr: Φωκιδα)

  • Amfissa (Capital)
  • Polidraso
  • Desfina
  • Eupalio
  • Kaloskopi


Phthiotis: (Gr: Φθιωτιδα)

  • Lamia (Capital)
  • Kamena Vourla
  • Ypari
  • Malesina
  • Martinos
  • Sperchiada
  • Marmara
  • Atalanti
  • Stylida


Boeotia: (Gr: Βοιωτια)

  • Livadeia (Capital)
  • Thiva
  • Asopia
  • Pili
  • Elikonas
  • Paralia Avlidos (formerly Dramesi)
  • Agios Thomas
Map of peripheries of Greece Peripheries of Greece Flag of Greece
Attica | Central Greece | Central Macedonia | Crete | East Macedonia and Thrace | Epirus | Ionian Islands | North Aegean | Peloponnese | South Aegean | Thessaly | West Greece | West Macedonia

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Central Greece : Introduction | Frommers.com (349 words)
The name Central Greece (Sterea Ellada) dates from only 1821, when it was used as a shorthand term for the area of mainland Greece that had been liberated from the Turks.
In short, unlike the Peloponnese, which is clearly set off from the rest of Greece by the Corinth Canal, or Macedonia, which has a distinct identity, Central Greece is harder to define as to its character and territory.
Central Greece also has the dusty plain of Thessaly and the extraordinary cliffs and promontories of the monasteries of the Meteora.
fokida central greece, hotels, accommodations, amfissa, delphi, galaxidi central greece (368 words)
The prefecture of Fokida stands in the center of Sterea Hellas (Central Greece) and at the south part it meets with the Corinthian Gulf.
It is an almost entirely mountainous area with Mt. Giona reaching a height of 2,510 meters and the ending of the mountain chain Parnassos to the east, creating a heavenly place for hikers, mountaineers, skiers and all nature lovers.
A wide range of elements that reflect the years that have passed, creating a proud history without changing the charm of the genuine Greek tradition.
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