Lefkada (regional unit)
Municipalities of Lefkada
Lefkada within Greece
|• Vice Governor||Theodoros Verykios|
|• Total||359 km2 (139 sq mi)|
|• Density||66/km2 (170/sq mi)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
|ISO 3166 code||GR-26|
Lefkada (Greek: Περιφερειακή ενότητα Λευκάδας) 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 Lefkada. The regional unit consists of the islands of Lefkada, Meganisi, Kalamos, Kastos and several smaller islands, all in the Ionian Sea.
The regional unit Lefkada is subdivided into 2 municipalities. These are (number as in the map in the infobox):
As a part of the 2011 Kallikratis government reform, the regional unit Lefkada was created out of the former prefecture Lefkada (Greek: Νομός Λευκάδας). The prefecture, created in 1864, had the same territory as the present regional unit. At the same time, the municipalities were reorganised, according to the table below.
|New municipality||Old municipalities||Seat|
|Lefkada||Lefkada (city)||Lefkada (city)|