Chios Prefecture
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Chios Prefecture
Chios
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Municipalities of Chios
Municipalities of Chios
Chios within Greece
Chios within Greece
Coordinates: 38°25?N 26°0?E / 38.417°N 26.000°E / 38.417; 26.000Coordinates: 38°25?N 26°0?E / 38.417°N 26.000°E / 38.417; 26.000
CountryGreece
RegionNorth Aegean
CapitalChios (town)
Area
 o Total904 km2 (349 sq mi)
Population
(2011)
 o Total52,674
 o Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2
UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal codes
82x xx
Area codes227x0
ISO 3166 codeGR-85
Car plates
Websitewww.chios.gr

Chios (Greek: ? ?, Greek pronunciation: [periferi.a'ci e'notita 'çi.u]) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of North Aegean. The capital of the regional unit is the town of Chios. The regional unit consists of the islands of Chios, Psara, Oinousses and some smaller uninhabited islands (including Antipsara), all in the Aegean Sea.

Administration

The regional unit Chios is subdivided into 3 municipalities. These are (number as in the map in the infobox):[1]

Prefecture

As a part of the 2011 Kallikratis government reform, the regional unit Chios was created out of the former prefecture Chios (Greek: ?). The prefecture had the same territory as the present regional unit. At the same time, the municipalities were reorganised, according to the table below.[1]

New municipality Old municipalities Seat
Chios Chios (town) Chios (town)
Agios Minas
Amani
Ionia
Kampochora
Kardamyla
Mastichochoria
Omiroupoli
Oinousses Oinousses Oinousses
Psara Psara Psara

See also

External links

References

  1. ^ a b " A 87/2010, Kallikratis reform law text" (in Greek). Government Gazette.

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