Central Athens (regional unit)

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Central Athens
Περιφερειακή ενότητα
Κεντρικού Τομέα Αθηνών
Regional unit
Municipalities of Athens
Municipalities of Athens
Coordinates: 37°58′N 23°45′E / 37.967°N 23.750°E / 37.967; 23.750
Country Greece
Region Attica
 • Total 87.4 km2 (33.7 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 1,029,520
 • Density 12,000/km2 (31,000/sq mi)

Central Athens (Greek: Περιφερειακή ενότητα Κεντρικού Τομέα Αθηνών) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Attica. The regional unit covers the central part of the agglomeration of Athens.


As a part of the 2011 Kallikratis government reform, the regional unit Central Athens was created out of part of the former Athens Prefecture. It is subdivided into 8 municipalities. These are (number as in the map in the infobox):[1]

See also