Περιφερειακή Ενότητα Καρπάθου -
Ηρωϊκής Νήσου Κάσου
Municipalities of the Dodecanese
Municipalities of the Dodecanese
Karpathos-Kasos is located in Greece
Karpathos-Kasos within Greece
Coordinates: 35°30′N 27°10′E / 35.500°N 27.167°E / 35.500; 27.167
Administrative regionSouth Aegean
 • Total374.3 km2 (144.5 sq mi)
 • Total7,790
 • Density21/km2 (54/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Karpathos-Kasos (Greek: Περιφερειακή Ενότητα Καρπάθου - Ηρωϊκής Νήσου Κάσου, literally: "Regional Unit of Karpathos - Heroic Island of Kasos") is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of South Aegean. The regional unit covers the islands of Karpathos, Kasos, Saria and several smaller islands in the Aegean Sea.


As a part of the 2011 Kallikratis government reform, the regional unit Karpathos was created out of part of the former Dodecanese Prefecture. It was renamed to Karpathos-Kasos in 2017.[2] It is subdivided into 2 municipalities. These are (number as in the map in the infobox):[3]


The province of Karpathos (Greek: Επαρχία Καρπάθου) was one of the provinces of the Dodecanese Prefecture. It had the same territory as the present regional unit.[4] It was abolished in 2006.


  1. ^ "Αποτελέσματα Απογραφής Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2021, Μόνιμος Πληθυσμός κατά οικισμό" [Results of the 2021 Population - Housing Census, Permanent population by settlement] (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 29 March 2024.
  2. ^ "ΦΕΚ 107A 2017, Άρθρο 130 Μετονομασία Περιφερειακής Ενότητας Καρπάθου σε Περιφερειακή Ενότητα Καρπάθου - Κάσου" (in Greek). Government Gazette. p. 1808.
  3. ^ "ΦΕΚ A 87/2010, Kallikratis reform law text" (in Greek). Government Gazette.
  4. ^ "Detailed census results 1991" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-03. (39 MB) (in Greek and French)