Naxos (regional unit)

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Naxos
Περιφερειακή ενότητα
Νάξου
Regional unit
Municipalities of the Cyclades
Municipalities of the Cyclades
The Cyclades within Greece
The Cyclades within Greece
Coordinates: 37°0′N 25°30′E / 37.000°N 25.500°E / 37.000; 25.500Coordinates: 37°0′N 25°30′E / 37.000°N 25.500°E / 37.000; 25.500
Country Greece
Region South Aegean
Area
 • Total 622.1 km2 (240.2 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 20,837
 • Density 33/km2 (87/sq mi)

Naxos (Greek: Περιφερειακή ενότητα Νάξου) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of South Aegean. The regional unit covers the islands of Naxos, Amorgos, Donousa, Irakleia, Schoinoussa, the Koufonisia islands and several smaller islands in the Aegean Sea.

Administration[edit]

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

Province[edit]

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

References[edit]

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