East Macedonie an Thrace

East Macedonie an Thrace (Greek: Ανατολική Μακεδονία και Θράκη, formally Περιφέρεια Ανατολικής Μακεδονίας και Θράκης) is ane o the thirteen regions o Greece. It consists of the northeastren pairts o the kintra, comprisin the eastren pairt o the region o Macedonie alang wi the region o Thrace, an the islands o Thasos an Samothrace.

East Macedonie an Thrace

Περιφέρεια Ανατολικής Μακεδονίας
και Θράκης
Location of East Macedonie an Thrace
Kintra Greece
CaipitalKomotini
Regional units
Govrenment
 • Regional govrenorAristeidis Giannakidis (PASOK)
Area
 • Total14157 km2 (5,466 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Total606,170
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeGR-A
Websitepamth.gov.gr

AdmeenistrationEedit

East Macedonie an Thrace wis established in the 1987 admeenistrative reform. Wi the 2010 Kallikratis plan, its pouers an authority wur redefinit an extendit. Alang wi Central Macedonie, it is supervisit bi the Decentralizit Admeenistration o Macedonie an Thrace based at Thessaloniki. The region is based at Komotini. It is dividit intae the Macedonie regional units o Drama, Kavala an Thasos an the Thracian regional units o Xanthi, Rhodope an Evros. Afore the Kallikratis reform, the regional units (except Thasos, which wis pairt o Kavala) wur admeenistered as separate prefecturs. Syne 1994, they wur grouped into the Drama-Kavala-Xanthi an Rhodope-Evros super-prefecturs.

The region's govrenor is, syne 1 Januar 2011, Aristeidis Giannakidis, who wis electit in the November 2010 local admeenistration elections for the Panhellenic Socialist Muivement.

Major commontiesEedit

Freemit airtinsEedit

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Coordinates: 41°10′N 25°00′E / 41.167°N 25.000°E / 41.167; 25.000