Corfu Prefecture
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Corfu Prefecture
Municipalities of Corfu
Municipalities of Corfu
Corfu within Greece
Corfu within Greece
Coordinates: 39°40?N 19°45?E / 39.667°N 19.750°E / 39.667; 19.750Coordinates: 39°40?N 19°45?E / 39.667°N 19.750°E / 39.667; 19.750
RegionIonian Islands
 o Vice GovernorChristos Skourtis
 o Total641.057 km2 (247.513 sq mi)
 o Total104,371
 o Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
Postal codes
49x xx
Area codes266x0
ISO 3166 codeGR-22
Car plates

Corfu (Greek: ? ) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Ionian Islands. The capital of the regional unit is the town of Corfu. The regional unit consists of the islands of Corfu, Paxoi, Othonoi, Ereikoussa, Mathraki and several smaller islands, all in the Ionian Sea.


Since 2019, the regional unit Corfu is subdivided into 4 municipalities:[1][2]


As a part of the 2011 Kallikratis government reform, the regional unit Corfu was created out of the former prefecture Corfu (Greek: ).[3] The prefecture, created in 1864, had the same territory as the present regional unit.


The provinces were:


Year Population
1991 105,043
2001 111,975
2011[4] 104,371

See also


  1. ^ ". ? . -". 21 March 2019.
  2. ^ " 1 ?. 3852/2010" [Amendment of Article 1 of l. 3852/2010] (in Greek). Government Gazette. p. 1164.
  3. ^ A 87/2010, Kallikratis Programme law text
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-25. Retrieved .{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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