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Administrative system in
Greece

 

After administrative system reform in 1987 Greece is divided for 13 administative regions called in greek diamerismata, which are divided for 51 departaments called nomos (plural nomoi).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regions in Greece (population - 1994):

Attica - Attiki (3,522,769)
Southern Agean - Notio Egeo (198,241)
Nothern Agean - Vorio Egeo (257,522)
Epirus - Ipiros (339,210)
Crete - Kriti (536,980)
Ionian Islands - Ionia Nissia (191,003)
Peloponnese - Peloponissos (605,663)
Central Greece - Sterea Ellada (578,876)
Western Greece - Ditiki Ellada (655,262)
Central Macedonia - Kentriki Makedonia (1,737,623)
Western Macedonia - Ditiki Makedonia (292,751)
Thessaly -Thessalia (731,230)
Eastern Macedonia & Thrace;
- Anatoliki Makedonia & Thraki (570,261)

Departaments in Greece:

   Aitolia kai Akarnania
   Akhaia
   Argolis
   Arkadhia
   Arta
   Attiki
   Dhodhekanisos
   Drama
   Evritania
   Evros
   Evvoia
   Florina
   Fokis
   Fthiotis
   Grevena
   Ilia
   Imathia
   Ioannina
   Irakleion
   Kardhitsa
   Kastoria
   Kavala
   Kefallinia
   Kerkyra
   Khania
   Khios
   Kikladhes
   Kilkis
   Korinthia
   Kozani
   Lakonia
   Larisa
   Lasithi
   Lesvos
   Levkas
   Magnisia
   Messinia
   Pella
   Pieria
   Preveza
   Rethimni
   Rodhopi
   Samos
   Serrai
   Thesprotia
   Thessaloniki
   Trikala
   Voiotia
   Xanthi
   Zakinthos

Greek Constitution from 1975 gave to The District of Athos Mountain - Ayion Oros (1,472), (placed on Halkidiki penisula at Macedonia) autonomic character. Athos Mountain is site of many famous monasteries and it is a religious centre of Greece. Athos Mountain has its own church administration.
District towns (dimi) counting over 100,000 inhabitants are managed by Mayors and City Councils. There are 359 dimis. Little towns - communes (300 - 10,000 inhabitants) are managed by Presidents and Communal Councils. There are over 5600 administrative units.