Corfu (regional unit)

Summary

Corfu
Περιφερειακή ενότητα
Κερκύρας
Municipalities of Corfu
Municipalities of Corfu
Corfu within Greece
Corfu within Greece
Coordinates: 39°40′N 19°45′E / 39.667°N 19.750°E / 39.667; 19.750Coordinates: 39°40′N 19°45′E / 39.667°N 19.750°E / 39.667; 19.750
CountryGreece
RegionIonian Islands
CapitalCorfu
Government
 • Vice GovernorChristos Skourtis
Area
 • Total641.057 km2 (247.513 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total104,371
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal codes
49x xx
Area codes266x0
ISO 3166 codeGR-22
Car platesΚΥ
Websitewww.kerkyra.gr

Corfu (Greek: Περιφερειακή ενότητα Κερκύρας) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Ionian Islands. The capital of the regional unit is the town of Corfu. The regional unit consists of the islands of Corfu, Paxoi, Othonoi, Ereikoussa, Mathraki and several smaller islands, all in the Ionian Sea.

Administration

Since 2019, the regional unit Corfu is subdivided into 4 municipalities:[1][2]

Prefecture

As a part of the 2011 Kallikratis government reform, the regional unit Corfu was created out of the former prefecture Corfu (Greek: Νομός Κερκύρας).[3] The prefecture, created in 1864, had the same territory as the present regional unit.

Provinces

The provinces were:

Population

Year Population
1991 105,043
2001 111,975
2011[4] 104,371

See also

References

  1. ^ "Δήμοι. Σύσταση δήμων. ΝΟΜΟΣ ΚΕΡΚΥΡΑΣ -". 21 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Τροποποίηση του άρθρου 1 του ν. 3852/2010" [Amendment of Article 1 of l. 3852/2010] (in Greek). Government Gazette. p. 1164.
  3. ^ ΦΕΚ A 87/2010, Kallikratis Programme law text
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-03-25. Retrieved 2012-10-07.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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