World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

Lemnos (regional unit)

Article Id: WHEBN0031077552
Reproduction Date:

Title: Lemnos (regional unit)  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: North Aegean, Ikaria (regional unit), Regional units of Greece, Moudros, Arnaia Province
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia

Lemnos (regional unit)

Περιφερειακή ενότητα
Regional unit
Municipalities of Lemnos and Lesbos
Municipalities of Lemnos and Lesbos
Lemnos and Lesbos within Greece
Lemnos and Lesbos within Greece
Country Greece
Region North Aegean
Capital Myrina
 • Total 520.9 km2 (201.1 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 17,262
 • Density 33/km2 (86/sq mi)
Postal codes 814 xx, 815 00

Lemnos (Greek: Περιφερειακή ενότητα Λήμνου) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of North Aegean. The regional unit covers the islands of Lemnos, Agios Efstratios and a few smaller, uninhabited islands, in the Aegean Sea.


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


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


  1. ^ Kallikratis reform law text PDF
  2. ^ Detailed census results 1991 PDF (39 MB) (Greek) (French)
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.

Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.