Paros (regional unit)

Paros (Greek: Περιφερειακή ενότητα Πάρου) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of South Aegean. The regional unit covers the islands of Paros (island), Antiparos and several smaller islands in the Aegean Sea.


Περιφερειακή ενότητα
Municipalities of the Cyclades
Municipalities of the Cyclades
The Cyclades within Greece
The Cyclades within Greece
Coordinates: 37°05′N 25°10′E / 37.083°N 25.167°E / 37.083; 25.167Coordinates: 37°05′N 25°10′E / 37.083°N 25.167°E / 37.083; 25.167
RegionSouth Aegean
 • Total241.5 km2 (93.2 sq mi)
 • Total14,926
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)


As a part of the 2011 Kallikratis government reform, the regional unit Paros was created out of part of the former Cyclades Prefecture. It is subdivided into 2 municipalities. These are (number as in the map in the infobox):[1]


The province of Paros (Greek: Επαρχία Πάρου) was one of the provinces of the Cyclades Prefecture. It had the same territory as the present regional unit.[2] It was abolished in 2006.


  1. ^ "Kallikratis reform law text" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-05-15. Retrieved 2011-03-05.
  2. ^ "Detailed census results 1991" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on March 3, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)  (39 MB) (in Greek and French)