Kavala (regional unit)

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Περιφερειακή ενότητα
Municipalities o Kavala an Thasos
Municipalities o Kavala an Thasos
Kavala an Thasos athin Greece
Kavala an Thasos athin Greece
Coordinates: 41°00′N 24°25′E / 41.000°N 24.417°E / 41.000; 24.417
RegionEast Macedonie an Thrace
 • Total1728 km2 (667 sq mi)
 • Total124,917
 • Density72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal codes
64x xx, 65x xx
Aurie codes2510, 259x0
ISO 3166 codeGR-55
Caur platesΚΒ

Kavala (Greek: Περιφερειακή ενότητα Καβάλας) is ane o the regional units o Greece. It is pairt o the o East Macedonie an Thrace. Its caipital is the ceety o Kavala. Kavala regional unit is the eastmaist athin the geografical region o Macedonie.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Pangaio muntains, reachin 1,957 m, are situatit in the wast. The neighbouring regional units are Serres tae the wast, Drama tae the north an Xanthi tae the east. The river Nestos flows alang the eastren border. Arable launds are locatit alang the coastline, in the north an in the east.

The regional unit haes a predominantly Mediterranean climate.

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

The regional unit Kavala is subdividit intae 3 municipalities. These are (number as in the map in the infobox):[1]

Prefectur[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a pairt o the 2011 Kallikratis govrenment reform, the umwhile Kavala Prefectur (Greek: Νομός Καβάλας) wis transformit intae a regional unit athin the East Macedonie an Thrace region. The prefectur includit the island o Thasos an aw, which became a separate regional unit. At the same time, the municipalities wur reorganisit, accordin tae the table belaw.[1]

New municipality Auld municipalities Seat
Kavala Kavala Kavala
Nestos Chrysoupoli Chrysoupoli
Pangaio Pangaio Eleftheroupoli

Thasos wis an remained ane municipality.

Provinces[eedit | eedit soorce]

Note: Provinces nae langer hauld ony legal status in Greece.

Transport[eedit | eedit soorce]

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