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West Greece Periphery
Περιφέρεια Δυτικής Ελλάδος
Location of West Greece Periphery in Greece.
Country:  Greece
Capital: Patras
Prefectures: Achaea
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Population: 753,267 (2005)
Area: 11,350 km² (4,382 sq.mi.)
Density: 66 /km² (172 /sq.mi.)

West Greece is one of the thirteen peripheries of Greece. It is divided into the prefectures of Achaea, Aetolia-Acarnania and Ilia.

Its climate has hot summers and mild winters. Sunny days dominate during the summer months in areas within the beaches and partially cloudy and rainy in the mountains. Snow is very common during the winter in the mountains of Erymanthus, Panachaicus and Aroania. Winter high temperatures are around the 10 °C mark throughout the low lying areas.

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Up to date as of January 14, 2010

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Europe : Greece : West Greece

West Greece (Δυτικί Ελάδα) is a region of Greece.

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Up to date as of January 15, 2010

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West Greece

  1. one of the 13 peripheries of Greece


  • Finnish: Länsi-Kreikka fi(fi)

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