West Attica (Greek: Δυτική Αττική) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Attica. The capital of the regional unit is the town of Eleusis. The regional unit covers the western part of the agglomeration of Athens, and the area to its west.
Περιφερειακή ενότητα Δυτικής Αττικής
Municipalities of West Attica
Location of West Attica within Greece
|• Total||1,004.007 km2 (387.649 sq mi)|
|• Density||160/km2 (420/sq mi)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
|Area codes||210, 22960|
|ISO 3166 code||GR-A3|
The regional unit West Attica is subdivided into 5 municipalities. These are (number as in the map in the infobox):
With respect to parliamentary elections West Attica belongs to the electoral district of Attica.
As a part of the 2011 Kallikratis government reform, the regional unit West Attica was created out of the former prefecture West Attica (Greek: νομαρχία Δυτικής Αττικής). The prefecture had the same territory as the present regional unit. At the same time, the municipalities were reorganised, according to the table below.
|New municipality||Old municipalities||Seat|