Rhodes (regional unit)

Rhodes (Greek: Περιφερειακή ενότητα Ρόδου) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of South Aegean. The regional unit covers the islands of Rhodes, Chalki, Kastelorizo, Symi, Tilos and several smaller islands in the Aegean Sea.

Περιφερειακή ενότητα
Municipalities of the Dodecanese
Municipalities of the Dodecanese
Rhodes is located in Greece
Rhodes within Greece
Coordinates: 36°10′N 28°0′E / 36.167°N 28.000°E / 36.167; 28.000
Administrative regionSouth Aegean
SeatRhodes (city)
 • Total1,587 km2 (613 sq mi)
 • Total129,521
 • Density82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Administration edit

As a part of the 2011 Kallikratis government reform, the regional unit Rhodes was created out of part of the former Dodecanese Prefecture. It is subdivided into 5 municipalities. These are (number as in the map in the infobox):[2]

Province edit

The province of Rhodes (Greek: Επαρχία Ρόδου) was one of the provinces of the Dodecanese Prefecture. It had the same territory as the present regional unit.[3] It was abolished in 2006.

References edit

  1. ^ "Αποτελέσματα Απογραφής Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2021, Μόνιμος Πληθυσμός κατά οικισμό" [Results of the 2021 Population - Housing Census, Permanent population by settlement] (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 29 March 2024.
  2. ^ "ΦΕΚ A 87/2010, Kallikratis reform law text" (in Greek). Government Gazette.
  3. ^ "Detailed census results 1991" (PDF). (39 MB) (in Greek and French)