Welcome to Hellas Atlas – the independent Travel and Holiday Guide for the local communities of Greece.
Hellas Atlas, version 1, has an intuitive interface that will help you plan your vacation to any part of Greece [ Hellenic Republic ]. You can research and document yourself to make the best decision for the perfect holiday in this wondrous land of the gods. Further work on this website is under way, so stay tuned for more quality information in the near future.
Greece has 7 decentralized administrations (3rd level of government), 13 regions (2nd level of government) that are further divided in 74 regional units and 325 municipalities (1st level of government), plus Mount Athos autonomous region.
The 7 decentralized administrations are :
Macedonia & Thrace, capital in Thessaloniki
The Aegean, capital in Piraeus
Crete, capital in Heraklion
Peloponnese, Western Greece & the Ionian, capital in Patras
Epirus & Western Macedonia, capital in Ioannina
Thessaly & Central Greece, capital in Larissa
Attica, capital in Athens
Mount Athos (self-governing, excluded from the Kallikratis Plan)
About Hellas Atlas
Here at HellasAtlas.com our team plans to cover each regions of Greece in great detail. The purpose of this project ( Hellas Atlas) is to preset to the interested readers – particular aspects regarding each individual region and municipality. Thus the tourist will be able to plan a vacation in a specific region, regional unit or municipality according to his/hers specific needs.
Moreover, interested local businesses owners such as : hotels, villas, restaurant, taverns, car rentals, shops, boat trips, water sports, real estate are welcome to advertise their services and products on HellasAtlas.com
They can use our contact form for further information.
The 13 regions are :
|Nr.||Region||Seat||Area km²||Residents / km²||GDP million €||Per capita|
|1||Attica||Athens||3,808||3,812,330 | 1001.11||110,546||28,997|
|2||Central Greece||Lamia||15,549||546,870 / 35.17||10,537||19,007|
|3||Central Macedonia||Central Macedonia||18,811||1,874,590 / 99.66||32,285||16,559|
|4||Crete||Heraklion||8,336||621,340 / 74.54||11,243||18,421|
|5||Eastern Macedonia and Thrace||Komotini||14,157||606,170 / 42.82||9,265||15,272|
|6||Epirus||Ioannina||9,203||336,650 / 36.58||5,079||14,221|
|7||Ionian Islands||Corfu||2,307||206,470 / 89.50||4,130||17,726|
|8||North Aegean||Mytilene||3,836||197,810 / 51.57||3,330||16,638|
|9||Peloponnese||Tripoli||15,490||581,980 / 37.57||9,809||16,580|
|10||South Aegean||Ermoupoli||5,286||308,610 / 58.38||7,646||24,828|
|11||Thessaly||Larissa||14,037||730,730 / 52.06||11,608||15,772|
|12||Western Greece||Patras||11,350||680,190 / 59.93||10,659||14,332|
|13||Western Macedonia||Kozani||9,451||282,120 / 29.85||5,506||18,786|
We hope Hellas Atlas will be a useful tool that will also be a bridge to connect businesses from all across the spectrum with other interested parties from all around the globe, including Europe, Asia and the Americas. (b2b &b2c)
Hellas Atlas is a multipurpose website, designed and administered with love for local communities that will be developed and will make use of trade and tourism to boost the local economy. A big thank you to all those people who are involved in Hellas Atlas and made this region based website to come to fruition. Feel free to use the menu of the website to travel to your desired destination be it for vacation / holiday or a business trip. Each page will be structured in a way to facilitate finding the important information for you. The logical order of the menu and sub menus is : Region – > Regional unit -> Municipality.
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The 74 regional units are :