Region of Western Greece

Region of Western Greece




Panepistimiou 254, Patra 264 43, Greece




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The Region of Western Greece is one of the thirteen Regions of Greece and occupies the NW part of the Peloponnese and the Western end of Central Greece. It is surrounded by the Ionian Sea, the Patras Gulf and the Corinthian gulf.
It is the secondary local government organization covering the northwestern part of the Peloponnese and the west of Central Greece and occupies an area of 11,336 sq. Km. and its population is, according to the 2011 census, at 679,796 inhabitants. Largest city and capital is Patras.

45.3% of the area of the Region of Western Greece is covered by mountainous land, 25.6% by semi-mountainous areas and 29.1% by lowlands. From the regional units, the most mountainous is Aitoloakarnania (46.4%) and the flattest is Ilia (60%).