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 Red dotted line: territory of autonomous state of Northern Epirus

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


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



See also[edit]

  • Eprius, a genus of butterflies