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Encyclopedia > Peripheries of Greece

The peripheries (περιφέρειες) are the subnational divisions of Greece. There are 13 peripheries (nine on the mainland and four island groups), which are further subdivided into 51 prefectures of Greece. Subnational entity is a generic term for an administrative region within a country — on an arbitrary level below that of the sovereign state — typically with a local government encompassing multiple municipalities, counties, or provinces with a certain degree of autonomy in a varying number of matters. ... Greece consists of 13 administrative regions known as Peripheries of Greece, which are further subdivided into 51 prefectures (nomoi, singular - nomos): External link Map Categories: Lists of subnational entities | Prefectures of Greece ...

  1. Attica
  2. Central Greece
  3. Central Macedonia
  4. Crete
  5. East Macedonia and Thrace
  6. Epirus
  7. Ionian Islands
  8. North Aegean
  9. Peloponnese
  10. South Aegean
  11. Thessaly
  12. West Greece
  13. West Macedonia

Map showing Peripheries of Greece Attica (in Greek: Αττική, Attikí) is a periphery (subdivision) in Greece, containing Athens, the capital of Greece. ... Central Greece/Sterea Ellada: (Gr: Στερεα Ελλαδα) is one of the thirteen peripheries of Greece. ... Categories: Greece geography stubs ... Greece and Crete Crete, sometimes spelled Krete (Greek Κρήτη / Kriti) is the largest of the Greek islands and the fifth largest in the Mediterranean Sea. ... Categories: Greece geography stubs ... Epirus (Greek Ήπειρος, Ípeiros), is a province or periphery in northwestern Greece, bounded by West Macedonia and Thessaly to the east, by the Ambracian Gulf and the province of West Greece to the south, the Ionian Sea and the Ionian Islands to the west and Albania to the north. ... The Ionian Islands (Greek: Ionia Nisia, Ιόνια Νησιά; Ancient Greek: Ionioi Nisoi, Ιόνιοι Νήσοι) are a group of islands in Greece. ... Categories: Greece geography stubs ... Greece and the Peloponnese The Peloponnese (Greek Πελοπόννησος Peloponnesos; Latinized as Peloponnesus) is a large peninsula in southern Greece, forming the part of the country south of the Gulf of Corinth. ... Categories: Greece geography stubs ... Thessaly (Θεσσαλια; modern Greek Thessalía) is one of the 13 peripheries of Greece, and is further sub-divided into 4 prefectures. ... Categories: Greece geography stubs ... West Macedonia is one of the thirteen peripheries of Greece, consisting of the western part of Greek Macedonia. ... Image File history File links Map showing the Peripheries of Greece File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ...

In addition to these 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 Central Macedonia periphery. One of the 20 monasteries on Mount Athos Mount Athos is a mountain and a peninsula in Macedonia, northern Greece, called Άγιο Όρος (Ayio Oros or Holy Mountain) in Modern Greek, or Ἅγιον Ὄρος (Hagion Oros) in Classical Greek. ... Monasticism (from Greek: monachos—a solitary person) is the religious practice of renouncing all worldly pursuits in order to fully devote ones life to spiritual work. ... the Aegean Sea Satellite view of the island Santorini, in the Aegean Sea The Aegean Sea (Greek: Αιγαίον Πέλαγος, Aigaion Pelagos) is an arm of the Mediterranean Sea, located between the Greek peninsula and Anatolia (Asia Minor, now part of Turkey). ...


See also: List of subnational entities This is a list of current subnational entities by country: See also: ISO 3166-2 country subdivision codes based on ISO 3166-1 country codes. ...


 
 

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