North Athens (regional unit)

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

North Athens

Περιφερειακή ενότητα
Βορείου Τομέα Αθηνών
Municipalities of Athens
Municipalities of Athens
Coordinates: 38°3′N 23°48′E / 38.050°N 23.800°E / 38.050; 23.800Coordinates: 38°3′N 23°48′E / 38.050°N 23.800°E / 38.050; 23.800
CountryGreece
RegionAttica
Area
 • Total140.7 km2 (54.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total591,680
 • Density4,200/km2 (11,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

AdministrationEdit

As a part of the 2011 Kallikratis government reform, the regional unit North Athens was created out of part of the former Athens Prefecture. It is subdivided into 12 municipalities. These are (number as in the map in the infobox):[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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