Ikaria (regional unit)

Περιφερειακή ενότητα
Regional unit

Municipalities of Ikaria and Samos

Samos and Ikaria within Greece
Coordinates: GR 37°40′N 26°20′E / 37.667°N 26.333°E / 37.667; 26.333Coordinates: GR 37°40′N 26°20′E / 37.667°N 26.333°E / 37.667; 26.333
Country Greece
Region North Aegean
  Total 300.6 km2 (116.1 sq mi)
Population (2011)
  Total 9,882
  Density 33/km2 (85/sq mi)

Ikaria (Greek: Περιφερειακή ενότητα Ικαρίας) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of North Aegean. The regional unit covers the island of Ikaria and the small archipelago Fournoi Korseon, in the Aegean Sea.


As a part of the 2011 Kallikratis government reform, the regional unit Ikaria was created out of part of the former Samos Prefecture. It is subdivided into 2 municipalities. These are (number as in the map in the infobox):[1]

New municipality Old municipalities Seat
Ikaria Agios Kirykos Agios Kirykos
Fournoi Korseon Fournoi Korseon Fournoi


The province of Ikaria (Greek: Επαρχία Ικαρίας) was one of the provinces of the Samos Prefecture. It had the same territory as the present regional unit.[2] It was abolished in 2006.


  1. "Kallikratis reform law text" (PDF).
  2. "Detailed census results 1991" (PDF). (39 MB) (Greek) (French)
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