Argolis - Wikipedia
For the auncient region, see Argolis (ancient region).

Argolis or the Argolid (Greek: Αργολίδα Argolída, [arɣoˈliða]; Ἀργολίς Argolís in auncient Greek an Katharevousa) is ane o the regional units o Greece. It is pairt o the region o Peloponnese. It is situatit in the eastren pairt o the Peloponnese peninsula.

Argolis

Περιφερειακή ενότητα
Αργολίδας
Municipalities o Argolis
Municipalities o Argolis
Argolis athin Greece
Argolis athin Greece
Coordinates: 37°40′N 22°50′E / 37.667°N 22.833°E / 37.667; 22.833
KintraGreece
RegionPeloponnese
CapitalNafplio
Area
 • Total2,154 km2 (832 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
 • Tot97,044
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal codes
21x xx
Aurie codes275x0
ISO 3166 codeGR-11
Caur platesΑΡ
Wabsteidwww.argolida.gr

GeografieEedit

Maist arable laund lees in the central pairt o Argolis. Its primar agricultural resources are oranges an olives. Argolis haes a coastline on the Saronic Guwf in the northeast an on the Argolic Guwf in the sooth an sootheast. Notable muntains ranges are the Oligyrtos in the northwast, Lyrkeio an Ktenia in the wast, an Arachnaio an Didymo in the east.

Argolis haes laund borders wi Arcadia tae the wast an soothwast, Corinthia tae the north, an the Islands regional unit (Troezen aurie) tae the east. Auncient Argolis includit Troezen.

HistoryEedit

 
Map o auncient Argolis.

Pairts o the history o the aurie can be foond in the airticles on Argos, Mycenae, Epidaurus, Nafplio, Troezen, Ermioni, Kranidi, an Tolo.

Modren historyEedit

Frae 1833 tae 1899, Argolis wis pairt o Argolidocorinthia, which includit present Corinthia, Hydra, Spetses an Kythira. It joined Corinthia tae form Argolidocorinthia again in 1909. Fowerty years later, in 1949, Argolis wis feenally separatit frae Corinthia.

AdmeenistrationEedit

The regional unit Argolis is subdividit intae 4 municipalities. These are (nummer as in the map in the infobox):[1]

PrefecturEedit

As a pairt o the 2011 Kallikratis govrenment reform, the regional unit Argolis wis creatit oot o the umwhile prefectur Argolis (Greek: Νομός Αργολίδας). The prefectur haed the same territory as the present regional unit. At the same time, the municipalities wur reorganisit, accordin tae the table belaw.[1]

New municipality Auld municipalities Seat
Argos-Mykines Argos Argos
Achladokampos
Alea
Koutsopodi
Lerna
Lyrkeia
Mykines
Nea Kios
Epidaurus
(Epidavros)
Epidaurus Asklipieio
Asklipieio
Ermionida Ermioni Kranidi
Kranidi
Nafplio Nafplio Nafplio
Asini
Midea
Nea Tiryntha

ProvincesEedit

The provinces o Argolis wur:

 
Argos Teater

TransportEedit

The aurie is connectit bi heich-gates:

CommunicationsEedit

NewspapersEedit

RadioEedit

  • Argaiki Radiofonia - Argos
  • Argos Radio Deejay - Argos - 96.2 FM
  • Cool FM - Argos, Kefalari - 90.7 FM
  • Dimotiko Radiofoniou Nafpliou - Nafplio
  • Radio Argolida - Nafplio - 90.2 FM
  • Radio Ermionida - Ermioni
  • Radio Kranidi - Kranidi
  • Style 89.6 - Argos - 89.6 FM

TeleveesionEedit

  • Max TV

See an awEedit

ReferencesEedit