Central Greece (region)

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Central Greece
Περιφέρεια Στερεάς Ελλάδας
Region o Greece
Kintra  Greece
Caipital Lamia
Regional units
Government
 • Regional govrenor Klearchos Pergantas (PASOK)
Area
 • Total 15,549 km2 (6,004 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 614,614
 • Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code GR-?
Website www.stereahellas.gr

Central Greece (Greek: Περιφέρεια Στερεάς Ελλάδας, an aw translatit as "Continental Greece") is ane o the thirteen admeenistrative regions o Greece. The region occupies the eastren hauf o the traditional region o Central Greece, tae the north o Attica an the Peloponnese, tae the east o Wast Greece an tae the sooth o Thessaly an Epirus.

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Central Greece region wis established in the 1987 admeenistrative reform. Wi the 2010 Kallikratis plan, its pouers an authority wur redefinit an extendit. Alang wi Thessaly, it is supervisit bi the Decentralized Admeenistration o Thessaly an Continental Greece based at Larissa. The region is based at Lamia an is dividit[1] intae five regional units (pre-Kallikratis prefecturs), Boeotie, Euboea, Evrytania, Phocis an Phthiotis, which are further subdividit intae 25 municipalities.

The region's govrenor is, since 1 Januar 2011, Klearchos Pergantas, who wis electit in the November 2010 local admeenistration elections for the New Democracy pairty.

Touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

Biggest touns in each prefectur, accordin tae the census o 2001 (anerlie touns wi population mair than 1,000 recordit):

Prefectur Caipital Area (km²) Population
Boeotia Livadeia 2,952 131,085
1 Thebes 21,211
2 Livadeia 20,061
3 Orchomenos 5,780
4 Schimatari 4,726
5 Vagia 4,509
6 Aliartos 4,207
7 Arachova 3,703
8 Dilesi 3,176
9 Oinofyta 3,137
10 Plaka Dilesi 2,973
Euboea Chalcis 4,167 215,136
1 Chalcis 53,584
2 Nea Artaki 8,646
3 Vasiliko 6,504
4 Psachna 5,766
5 Aliveri 5,140
6 Karystos 4,960
7 Amarynthos 4,141
8 Istiaia 4,125
9 Drosia 4,007
10 Eretria 3,156
Evrytania Karpenisi 1,869 32,053
1 Karpenisi 6,592
Phocis Amfissa 2,120 48,284
1 Amfissa 6,946
2 Itea 4,666
3 Delphi 2,373
4 Desfina 2,024
5 Galaxidi 1,718
6 Polydroso 1,465
7 Kirra 1,303
8 Chrisso 1,021
Phthiotis Lamia 4,441 178,771
1 Lamia 46,406
2 Atalanti 5,949
3 Stylida 5,095
4 Malesina 4,227
5 Amfikleia 3,523
6 Molos 3,203
7 Livanates 3,023
8 Martino 3,005
9 Spercheiada 2,875
10 Kato Tithorea 2,770
Total Central Greece Lamia 15,549 605,329[2]

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