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Naxos (regional unit)

Naxos
Περιφερειακή ενότητα
Νάξου
Regional unit
Municipalities of the Cyclades
Municipalities of the Cyclades
The Cyclades within Greece
The Cyclades within Greece
Coordinates:
Country Greece
Region South Aegean
Area
 • Total 622.1 km2 (240.2 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 20,837
 • Density 33/km2 (87/sq mi)

Naxos (Donousa, Irakleia, Schoinoussa, the Koufonisia islands and several smaller islands in the Aegean Sea.

Administration

As a part of the 2011 Kallikratis government reform, the regional unit Naxos 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]

Province

The province of Naxos (Greek: Επαρχία Νάξου) 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.

References

  1. ^ Kallikratis reform law text PDF
  2. ^ Detailed census results 1991 PDF (39 MB) (Greek) (French)
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