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Regions of Greece
Regions  Anatoliki Makedonia kai Thraki (East Macedonia and Thrace) - Attiki (Attica) - Dytiki Ellada (Western Greece) - Dytiki Makedonia (Western Macedonia) - Ionia Nissia (Ionian Islands) - Ipiros (Epirus) - Kentriki Makedonia (Central Macedonia) - Kriti (Crete) - Notio Aigaio (South Aegean) - Peloponnisos (Peloponnese) - Sterea Ellada (Central Greece) - Thessalai (Thessaly) - Voreio Aigaio (North Aegean) -

Note
: From 1 Jan 2011, the administrative system of Greece was drastically overhauled. The former system of 13 peripheries, 54 prefectures was replaced by 7 decentralized administrations, 13 peripheries or regions. The first elections were held on 7 Nov 2010 and 14 Nov 2010. The Autonomous Monastic State of Athos, as an autonomous self-governing entity, was exempt from these reforms.

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