Central Macedonie

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Central Macedonie

Περιφέρεια Κεντρικής Μακεδονίας
Periféria Kentrikís Makedonías
Banner o Central Macedonie
Location of Central Macedonie
Kintra Greece
Regional units
 • Regional govrenorPanagiotis Psomiadis (ND)
 • Total18811 km2 (7,263 sq mi)
 • Total1,874,214
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeGR-?
GDP$39.4 billion (2004 statistics[1])
$21,038 per capita

Central Macedonie ([Περιφέρεια Κεντρικής Μακεδονίας, Periféria Kentrikís Makedonías] error: {{lang-xx}}: text has italic markup (help)) is ane o the thirteen regions o Greece, consistin o the central pairt o the region o Macedonia. Wi a population o ower 1.8 million, it is the seicont maist populous in Greece efter Attica.

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

The region wis established in the 1987 admeenistrative reform. Wi the 2010 Kallikratis plan, its pouers an authority wur redefined an extendit. Alang wi East Macedonie an Thrace, it is supervisit bi the Decentralized Admeenistration o Macedonie an Thrace which is based in Thessaloniki. The region is based at its caipital ceety o Thessaloniki an is dividit intae seiven regional units (pre-Kallikratis prefecturs), Chalkidiki, Imathia, Kilkis, Pella, Pieria, Serres an Thessaloniki. These are further subdividit intae 38 municipalities.

Although geographically pairt o central Macedonie, Munt Athos is no admeenistratively pairt o the region, but an autonomous sel-govrenin state unner the sovereignty o Greece.

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

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Central Macedonie is Greece's maist visitit region an accoonts for 18.2% o the total tourist flow in the kintra, wi 3.21 million tourists in 2008.[2] In 2007, the Purchasin Pouer Parity o Central Macedonie wis 81% o the EU average accordin tae Eurostat, placin it near the naitional average o 90.5%, but well belaw the PPP o Attica, which wis 109%.[3] In 2008, the GDP per caipita o Central Macedonie wis 18,300 (US$26,409).[4]

Major ceeties an touns[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Region of Central Macedonia (2004). "Tourism". www.rcm-observatory.gr. Archived frae the original on 21 Julie 2011. Retrieved 16 Apryle 2011.
  2. Eurostat (2010). "Tourism" (PDF). Eurostat regional yearbook 2010. www.eurosta.eu. Retrieved 16 Apryle 2011.
  3. Eurostat (2007). "Regional gross domestic product (PPS per inhabitant in % of the EU-27 average), by NUTS 2 regions". Eurostat regional yearbook 2010. www.eurosta.eu. Retrieved 16 Apryle 2011.
  4. Eurostat (2008). "Gross domestic product (GDP) at current market prices at NUTS level 2". Eurostat regional yearbook 2010. www.eurosta.eu. Retrieved 16 Apryle 2011.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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Coordinates: 40°40′N 23°00′E / 40.667°N 23.000°E / 40.667; 23.000