Epirus (disambiguation)

Epirus is a historical and geographical region of the southwestern Balkans, straddling modern Greece and Albania.

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


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". Red dotted line: territory of autonomous state of Northern Epirus

  • 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 alsoEdit

  • Eprius, a genus of butterflies