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Wast Greece
Περιφέρεια Δυτικής Ελλάδος
Region o Greece
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Caipital Patras
Regional units
Government
 • Regional govrenor Apostolos Katsifaras (PASOK)
Area
 • Total 11,350 km2 (4,380 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 753,267
 • Density 66/km2 (170/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code GR-G
Website pde.gov.gr/gr

West Greece (Greek: Περιφέρεια Δυτικής Ελλάδος) is ane o the thirteen regions o Greece. It comprises the wastren pairt o continental Greece an the northwastren pairt o the Peloponnese peninsulae.

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Wast Greece region wis established in the 1987 admeenistrative reform. Wi the 2010 Kallikratis plan, its pouers an authority wur redefinit an extendit. Alang wi Peloponnese an the Ionian Islands regions, it is supervisit bi the Decentralizit Admeenistration o the Peloponnese, Wastren Greece an the Ionian Islands based at Patras. The region is based at Patras an is dividit intae three regional units (pre-Kallikratis prefecturs), Aetolia-Acarnania in Central Greece an Achaea an Elis in the Peloponnese, which are further subdividit intae 19 municipalities.

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

Climate[eedit | eedit soorce]

Its climate haes hot simmers an mild winters. Sunny days dominate durin the simmer months in auries athin the beaches an pairtially cloudy an rainy in the muntains. Snaw is vera common durin the winter in the muntains o Erymanthus, Panachaicus an Aroania. Winter heich temperaturs are aroond the 10 °C mark throughoot the law lyin auries.

Major communities[eedit | eedit soorce]

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Template:Kallikratis-Wastren Greece

Coordinates: 38°20′N 21°25′E / 38.333°N 21.417°E / 38.333; 21.417