geographic regions of Greece


The traditional geographic regions of Greece ( el, γεωγραφικά διαμερίσματα, , geographic departments) are the country's main historical-geographic regions, and were also official administrative regional subdivisions of
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until the 1987 administrative reform.Π.Δ. 51/87 "Καθορισμός των Περιφερειών της Χώρας για το σχεδιασμό κ.λ.π. της Περιφερειακής Ανάπτυξης" (''Determination of the Regions of the Country for the planning etc. of regional development, ΦΕΚ A 26/06.03.1987 Despite their replacement as first-level administrative units by only partly identical administrative regions of Greece, administrative regions ( el, περιφέρειες), the nine traditional geographic regions—six on the mainland and three island groups—are still widely referred to in unofficial contexts and in daily discourse. , the official administrative divisions of Greece consist of 13 regions ( el, περιφέρειες)—nine on the mainland and four island groups—which are further subdivided into 74 regional units of Greece, regional units and 325 Municipalities of Greece, municipalities. Formerly, there were also 54 Prefectures of Greece, prefectures or prefectural-level administrations.

See also

* Regions of ancient Greece


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