West Attica

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West Attica
Περιφερειακή ενότητα Δυτικής Αττικής
Regional unit
Municipalities of West Attica
Municipalities of West Attica
West Attica within Greece
West Attica within Greece
Coordinates: 38°2′N 23°32′E / 38.033°N 23.533°E / 38.033; 23.533Coordinates: 38°2′N 23°32′E / 38.033°N 23.533°E / 38.033; 23.533
Country Greece
Region Attica
Capital Eleusis
Area
 • Total 1,004 km2 (388 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 160,927
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Postal codes 1xx xx
Area codes 210, 229x0
ISO 3166 code GR-A3
Car plates ΥΡ
Website www.nada.gr

West Attica (Greek: Περιφερειακή ενότητα Δυτικής Αττικής) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Attica. The capital of the regional unit is the town of Eleusis. The regional unit covers the western part of the agglomeration of Athens, and the area to its west.

Administration[edit]

The regional unit West Attica is subdivided into 5 municipalities. These are (number as in the map in the infobox):[1]

Prefecture[edit]

As a part of the 2011 Kallikratis government reform, the regional unit West Attica was created out of the former prefecture West Attica (Greek: νομαρχία Δυτικής Αττικής). 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
Aspropyrgos Aspropyrgos Aspropyrgos
Eleusis Eleusis Eleusis
Magoula
Fyli Fyli Ano Liosia
Ano Liosia
Zefyri
Mandra-Eidyllia Mandra Mandra
Erythres
Oinoi
Vilia
Megara Megara Megara
Nea Peramos

Provinces[edit]

There were two provinces in the prefecture of West Attica: Megarida, and the Attica Province (most of which was part of East Attica).[2] They were abolished in 2006.

References[edit]

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

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