Islands (regional unit)

Περιφερειακή ενότητα
Regional unit

Municipalities of Piraeus
Coordinates: 37°20′N 23°30′E / 37.333°N 23.500°E / 37.333; 23.500Coordinates: 37°20′N 23°30′E / 37.333°N 23.500°E / 37.333; 23.500
Country Greece
Region Attica
Capital Salamina
  Total 897.6 km2 (346.6 sq mi)
Population (2011)
  Total 74,651
  Density 83/km2 (220/sq mi)

Islands (Greek: Περιφερειακή ενότητα Νήσων) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Attica. The regional unit covers the Saronic Islands, a small part of the Peloponnese peninsula, and a few islands off the eastern Peloponnese coast.


As a part of the 2011 Kallikratis government reform, the regional unit Islands was created out of part of the former Piraeus Prefecture. It is subdivided into 8 municipalities. These are (number as in the map in the infobox):[1]

See also


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