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Uusimaa

Uusimaa is a region of Finland. It borders the regions of Southwest Finland, Tavastia Proper, Paijanne Tavastia, and Kymenlaakso. Finlands capital and largest city, Helsinki, along with the surrounding Greater Helsinki area, are both contained in ...

                                               

List of French departments by population

The figures include: municipal population legal population in 2013 with effect from 1 January 2016 population without double counting for 1999; municipal population legal population in 2008, with effect from 1 January 2011 published in decree No. ...

                                               

Achaea

Achaea or Achaia, sometimes transliterated from Greek as Akhaia, is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Western Greece and is situated in the northwestern part of the Peloponnese peninsula. The capital is Patras. Its ...

                                               

Aetolia-Acarnania

Aetolia-Acarnania is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the geographic region of Central Greece and the administrative region of West Greece. A combination of the historical regions of Aetolia and Acarnania, it is the countrys lar ...

                                               

Arcadia

Arcadia is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the administrative region of Peloponnese. It is situated in the central and eastern part of the Peloponnese peninsula. It takes its name from the mythological figure Arcas. In Greek my ...

                                               

Argolis

Argolis or Argolida is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Peloponnese, situated in the eastern part of the Peloponnese peninsula and part of the tripoint area of Argolis, Arcadia and Corinthia. Much of the territory ...

                                               

Arta (regional unit)

The regional unit of Arta is located north of the Ambracian Gulf. The main mountain ranges are the Athamanika in the northeast, the Pindus in the east, and Valtou in the southeast. Only one mountain road links Arta with the Pineios valley and The ...

                                               

Cephalonia Prefecture

The Cephalonia Prefecture was a prefecture in Greece, containing the Ionian islands of Cephalonia and Ithaca. In 2011 the prefectural self-government was abolished and the territory is now covered by the regional units of Cephalonia and Ithaca.

                                               

Corfu (regional unit)

Corfu is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Ionian Islands. The capital of the regional unit is the town of Corfu. The regional unit consists of the islands of Corfu, Paxoi, Othonoi, Ereikoussa, Mathraki and several ...

                                               

Corinthia

Corinthia is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Peloponnese. It is situated around the city of Corinth, in the north-eastern part of the Peloponnese peninsula.

                                               

Dodecanese

The Dodecanese are a group of 15 larger plus 150 smaller Greek islands in the southeastern Aegean Sea, off the coast of Asia Minor, of which 26 are inhabited. This island group generally defines the eastern limit of the Sea of Crete. They belong ...

                                               

Drama (regional unit)

Drama is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the Region of East Macedonia and Thrace. Its capital is the town of Drama. The regional unit is the northernmost within the geographical region of Macedonia and the westernmost in the ad ...

                                               

East Attica

East Attica is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Attica. The regional unit covers the eastern part of the urban agglomeration of Athens, and also the rural area to its east.

                                               

Elis (regional unit)

Elis or Ilia is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Western Greece. It is situated in the western part of the Peloponnese peninsula. Its capital is Pyrgos.

                                               

Euboea (regional unit)

Euboea is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the administrative region of Central Greece. It consists of the islands of Euboea and Skyros, as well as a 260 km ² area on the Greek mainland. Its land area is 4.167.449 km², whereas t ...

                                               

Evros (regional unit)

Evros is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of East Macedonia and Thrace. Its name is derived from the river Evros, which appears to have been a Thracian hydronym. Evros is the northernmost regional unit. It borders Tur ...

                                               

Evrytania

Evrytania is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Central Greece. Its capital is Karpenisi.

                                               

Florina (regional unit)

Florina is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of West Macedonia. Its capital is the town of Florina.

                                               

Grevena (regional unit)

Grevena is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of West Macedonia. Its capital is the town of Grevena.

                                               

Imathia

Imathia is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Central Macedonia. The capital of Imathia is the city of Veroia.

                                               

Ioannina (regional unit)

Ioannina is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the Epirus region. Its capital is the city of Ioannina. It is the largest regional unit in Epirus, and one of the largest regional units of Greece, with population 167.901, according ...

                                               

Karditsa (regional unit)

Karditsa is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Thessaly. Its name is derived from its capital Karditsa, a small city of approximately 40.000 people.

                                               

Kastoria (regional unit)

Kastoria is one of the 74 regional units of Greece and is part of the region of Western Macedonia. Its capital is the homonymous city of Kastoria.

                                               

Kilkis (regional unit)

Kilkis is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Central Macedonia. Its capital is the city of Kilkis.

                                               

Kozani (regional unit)

Kozani is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of West Macedonia. Its capital is the city of Kozani.

                                               

Laconia

Laconia or Lakonia is an historical and administrative region of Greece located on the southeastern part of the Peloponnese peninsula. Its administrative capital is Sparta. The word laconic - to speak in a blunt, concise way - is derived from the ...

                                               

Larissa (regional unit)

Larissa is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Thessaly. Its capital is the city of Larissa. Total population 284.325.

                                               

Lesbos Prefecture

Lesbos Prefecture was one of the prefectures of Greece. It comprised three main islands: Lesbos itself, Lemnos, and the smaller island of Agios Efstratios. Its capital was the town of Mytilene, on Lesbos. In 2011 the prefecture was abolished and ...

                                               

Messenia

Messenia or Messinia is a regional unit in the southwestern part of the Peloponnese region, in Greece. Until the implementation of the Kallikratis plan on 1 January 2011, Messenia was a prefecture covering the same territory. The capital and larg ...

                                               

Pella (regional unit)

Pella is one of the regional units of Greece, in the geographic region of Macedonia. It is part of the Region of Central Macedonia. It is named after the ancient city of Pella, the capital of ancient Macedonia and the birthplace of Alexander the ...

                                               

Phocis

Phocis is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the administrative region of Central Greece. It stretches from the western mountainsides of Parnassus on the east to the mountain range of Vardousia on the west, upon the Gulf of Corint ...

                                               

Phthiotis

Phthiotis is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the administrative region of Central Greece. The capital is the city of Lamia. It is bordered by the Malian Gulf to the east, Boeotia in the south, Phocis in the south, Aetolia-Acarn ...

                                               

Preveza (regional unit)

Preveza is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the Epirus region. Its capital is the town of Preveza.

                                               

Serres (regional unit)

Serres is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the Region of Central Macedonia. Its capital is the city of Serres. The total population reaches just over 175.000.

                                               

Thesprotia

Thesprotia is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the Epirus region. Its capital and largest town is Igoumenitsa. Thesprotia is named after the Thesprotians, an ancient Greek tribe that inhabited the region in antiquity.

                                               

Thessaloniki (regional unit)

Thessaloniki is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the Region of Central Macedonia and its capital is the city of Thessaloniki.

                                               

Trikala (regional unit)

Trikala is one of the regional units of Greece, forming the northwestern part of the region of Thessaly. Its capital is the town of Trikala. The regional unit includes the town of Kalampaka and the Meteora monastery complex.

                                               

West Attica

West Attica is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Attica. The regional unit covers the western part of the agglomeration of Athens, and the area to its west.

                                               

Xanthi (regional unit)

Xanthi is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the Region of East Macedonia and Thrace. The capital is Xanthi. Together with the regional units Rhodope and Evros, it forms the geographical region of Western Thrace.

                                               

Bekes County

Bekes, is an administrative division in south-eastern Hungary, on the border with Romania. It shares borders with the Hungarian counties Csongrad, Jasz-Nagykun-Szolnok, and Hajdu-Bihar. The capital of Bekes county is Bekescsaba. The county is als ...

                                               

Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen County

Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen is an administrative county in north-eastern Hungary, on the border with Slovakia. It shares borders with the Hungarian counties Nograd, Heves, Hajdu-Bihar and Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg. The capital of Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen count ...

                                               

Csongrad County

Csongrad, set to be renamed Csongrad-Csanad from 2020 is the name of an administrative county in southern Hungary, straddling the river Tisza, on the border with Serbia and Romania. It shares borders with the Hungarian counties Bacs-Kiskun, Jasz- ...

                                               

Fejer County

Fejer is an administrative county in Central Hungary. It lies on the west bank of the river Danube and nearly touches the eastern shore of Lake Balaton. It shares borders with the Hungarian counties Veszprem, Komarom-Esztergom, Pest, Bacs-Kiskun, ...

                                               

Gyor-Moson-Sopron County

Gyor-Moson-Sopron is an administrative county in north-western Hungary, on the border with Slovakia and Austria. It shares borders with the Hungarian counties Komarom-Esztergom, Veszprem and Vas. The capital of Gyor-Moson-Sopron county is Gyor. T ...

                                               

Hajdu-Bihar County

Hajdu-Bihar is an administrative county in eastern Hungary, on the border with Romania. It shares borders with the Hungarian counties Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg, Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen, Jasz-Nagykun-Szolnok and Bekes. The capital of Hajdu-Bihar county ...

                                               

Heves County

Heves lies in northern Hungary. It lies between the right bank of the river Tisza and the Matra and Bukk mountains. It shares borders with the Hungarian counties Pest, Nograd, Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen and Jasz-Nagykun-Szolnok. Eger is the county seat.

                                               

Jasz-Nagykun-Szolnok County

Jasz-Nagykun-Szolnok is the name of an administrative county in Hungary. It lies in central Hungary and shares borders with the Hungarian counties Pest, Heves, Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen, Hajdu-Bihar, Bekes, Csongrad, and Bacs-Kiskun. The rivers Tisza ...

                                               

Komarom-Esztergom County

Komarom-Esztergom is an administrative Hungarian county in Central Transdanubia Region; its shares its northern border the Danube with Slovakia. It shares borders with the Hungarian counties of Gyor-Moson-Sopron, Veszprem, Fejer and Pest and the ...

                                               

Nograd County

Nograd county lies in northern Hungary. It shares borders with Slovakia and the Hungarian counties Pest, Heves and Borsod-Abauj-Zemplen. The capital of Nograd county is Salgotarjan. Its area is 2.544 km². It is the smallest county by population a ...

                                               

Pest County

Pest is a county in central Hungary. It covers an area of 6.393.14 square kilometres, and has a population of 1.213.090. It surrounds the national capital Budapest and the majority of the countys population live in the suburbs of Budapest. It sha ...