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Regions (Peripheries) of Greece
Regions  Anatoliki Makedonia kai Thraki - Attiki - Dytiki Ellada - Dytiki Makedonia  - Ionia Nissia - Ipiros - Kentriki Makedonia - Kriti - Notio Aigaio - Peloponnisos - Sterea Ellada - Thessalai - Voreio Aigaio -

Note
: From 1 Jan 2011, in accordance with the Kallikratis plan, the administrative system of Greece was devolved.  The former system of 13 regions, 54 prefectures and 1,033 municipalities and communities was replaced by 13 regions
called perifereies (peripheries), 325 dimos (municipalities), and 7 apokentromeni dioikisi (decentralized administrations). The first elections for regional (perifereia) governors were held on 7 and 14 Nov 2010. The Autonomous Monastic State of Athos (see under Greece), as an autonomous self-governing entity, was exempt from these reforms. The regional governors' title is periferiarhis.
 
Party abbreviations:
Ind = Independent; ND = Nea Dimokratia (New Democracy, center-right, est.1974); PASOK = Panellinio Sosialistiko Kinima (Pan-Hellenic Socialist Movement, socialist, est.1974); SYRIZA = Synaspismos Rizospastikis Aristeras (Coalition of the Radical Left, democratic socialist, left-wing populist, est.2012)

Anatoliki Makedonia kai Thraki (East Macedonia and Thrace)

Governors
 1 Jan 2011 - 31 Aug 2014  Aristeidis Athanasiou Giannakidis  (b. 1959)            PASOK
 1 Sep 2014 -              Georgios Athanasiou Pavlidis       (b. 1956)            ND


Attiki (Attica)

[Attica (Greece)]

Governors

 1 Jan 2011 - 31 Aug 2014  Ioannis Panagioti Sgouros          (b. 1953)            PASOK
 1 Sep 2014 -              Eirini "Rena" Athanasiou Dourou (f)(b. 1974)            SYRIZA

Dytiki Ellada (Western Greece)

Governor
 1 Jan 2011 -              Apostolos Ioanni Katsifaras
       (b. 1959)            PASOK



Dytiki Makedonia (Western Macedonia)

Macedonia (Greece)

Governors

 1 Jan 2011 - 31 Aug 2014  Georgios Konstantinou Dakis        (b. 1959)            ND
 1 Sep 2014 -              Theodoros Ioanni Karypidis         (b. 1965)           
Ind

Ionia Nisia (Ionian Islands)
[Ionian Islands Region
                  used by Septinsular Republic flag 1800-1807]

Governors
 1 Jan 2011 - 31 Aug 2014  Spyridon Petrou Spyrou             (b. 1945)            ND
 1 Sep 2014 -              Theodoros Apostolou Galiatsatos    (b. 1956)            SYRIZA



Ipiros (Epirus)

Governor
 1 Jan 2011 -              Alexandros Georgiou Kachrimanis 
  (b. 1956)            ND


Kentriki Makedonia (Central Macedonia)

Macedonia (Greece)

Governors
 1 Jan 2011 -  7 Jan 2013  Panagiotis Charalampou Psomiadis   (b. 1948)
            ND
                             (suspended from 6 Jun 2011)
 6 Jun 2011 -  7 Jan 2013  Dionysios Psomiadis                (b. 1940
)            ND
                             (substitute
for suspended Psomiadis)
 7 Jan 2013 -              Apostolos-Ioannis Georgiou
         (b. 1978)            ND  
                             Tzitzikostas           



Kriti (Crete)

Governor
 1 Jan 2011 -              Stavros Fokiona Arnaoutakis
       (b. 1956)            PASOK


Notio Aigaio (South Aegean)

Governors

 1 Jan 2011 - 31 Aug 2014  Ioannis Theophylaktou Machairidis  (b. 1953)            PASOK
 1 Sep 2014 -              Georgios Antoniou Chatzimarkos     (b. 1965)            ND


Peloponnisos (Peloponnese)

Governor

 1 Jan 2011 -              Petros Panagioti Tatoulis
         (b. 1953)            PASOK


Sterea Ellada (Central Greece)

Governors

 1 Jan 2011 - 31 Aug 2014  Klearchos Ioanni Pergantas         (b. 1960)            PASOK
 1 Sep 2014 -              Konstantinos Pavlou Bakoyannis     (b. 1978)            ND


Thessalai (Thessaly)

Governor
 1 Jan 2011 -              Konstantinos Anastasiou Agorastos  (b. 1963)
           ND


Voreio Aigaio (North Aegean)

Governors
 1 Jan 2011 - 31 Aug 2014  Athanasios Panagioti Giakalis      (b. 1950)            PASOK
 1 Sep 2014 -  8 Oct 2014  Efstratios Panagioti Kytelis       (b. 1959)            ND
                             (acting)
 8 Oct 2014 -              Christiana Douka Kaloyirou (f)     (b. 1964)            ND






 
Ben Cahoon