West Athens (regional unit)

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West Athens

Περιφερειακή ενότητα
Δυτικού Τομέα Αθηνών
Municipalities of Athens
Municipalities of Athens
Coordinates: 38°1′N 23°41′E / 38.017°N 23.683°E / 38.017; 23.683Coordinates: 38°1′N 23°41′E / 38.017°N 23.683°E / 38.017; 23.683
CountryGreece
RegionAttica
Area
 • Total66.7 km2 (25.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total489,675
 • Density7,300/km2 (19,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

West Athens (Greek: Δυτικός Τομέας Αθηνών) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Attica. The regional unit covers the west-central part of the agglomeration of Athens.

Administration[edit]

As a part of the 2011 Kallikratis government reform, the regional unit West Athens was created out of part of the former Athens Prefecture. It is subdivided into 7 municipalities. These are (number as in the map in the infobox):[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kallikratis reform law text" (PDF).