Piraeus (regional unit)

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Περιφερειακή ενότητα
Regional unit
Piraeus regional unit
Piraeus regional unit
Coordinates: 37°58′N 23°38′E / 37.967°N 23.633°E / 37.967; 23.633Coordinates: 37°58′N 23°38′E / 37.967°N 23.633°E / 37.967; 23.633
Country Greece
Region Attica
 • Total 50.417 km2 (19.466 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 448,997
 • Density 8,900/km2 (23,000/sq mi)

Piraeus (Greek: Περιφερειακή ενότητα Πειραιώς) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Attica. The regional unit covers the west-central part of the agglomeration of Athens.


As a part of the 2011 Kallikratis government reform, the regional unit Piraeus was created out of part of the former Piraeus Prefecture. It is subdivided into 5 municipalities. These are:[1]

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