Epirus (disambiguation)

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Epirus across Greece Albania4.svg
The region of Epirus in the 20th century, divided between Greece and Albania.

Grey: approx. extent of Epirus in antiquity; Orange: Greek region of Epirus; Green: approx. extent of largest concentration of Greeks in "Northern Epirus", early 20th century[1] Red dotted line: territory of autonomous state of Northern Epirus

The name Epirus, from the Greek "Ήπειρος" meaning continent may refer to:

Geographical[edit]

  • Epirus - a historical and geographical region of the southwestern Balkans, straddling modern Greece and Albania
  • Northern Epirus - a region in southern Albania, the term is closely connected with the ethnic Greek minority in the country
  • Epirus (region) - one of the thirteen regions (administrative divisions) of Greece.

Historical[edit]

People[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Following G. Soteriadis: “An Ethnological Map Illustrating Hellenism In The Balkan Peninsula And Asia Minor” London: Edward Stanford, 1918. File:Hellenism in the Near East 1918.jpg