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Sooth Aegean
Περιφέρεια Νοτίου Αιγαίου
Region o Greece

Flag
Kintra  Greece
Capital Ermoupoli
Regional units
Government
 • Regional govrenor Ioannis Machairidis (PASOK)
Area
 • Total 5,286 km2 (2,041 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 320,001
 • Density 61/km2 (160/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code GR-L
Website www.pnai.gov.gr

The Sooth Aegean (Greek: Περιφέρεια Νοτίου Αιγαίου) is ane o the thirteen regions o Greece. It consists of the Cyclades an Dodecanese island groups in the central an sootheastren Aegean Sea.

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Sooth Aegean region wis established in the 1987 admeenistrative reform. Wi the 2010 Kallikratis plan, its pouers an authority wur redefinit an extendit. Alang wi the North Aegean, it is supervisit bi the Decentralized Admeenistration o the Aegean based at Piraeus. The caipital o the region is situatit in Ermoupoli on the island o Syros.

Till the Kallikratis reform, the region consistit o the twa prefecturs o the Cyclades (caiital: Ermoupoli) an the Dodecanese (caipital: Rhodes). Syne 1 Januar 2011 it is dividit intae 13 regional units, formit aroond major islands:[1]

The region's govrenor is, syne 1 Januar 2011, Ioannis Machairidis, who wis electit in the November 2010 local admeenistration elections for the Panhellenic Socialist Muivement.

Major communities[eedit | eedit soorce]

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