Prefecture of Ioannina

The Prefecture of Ioannina, is the northeast part of the Epirus Region. It is the third biggest prefecture nationwide, and it covers 54% of the Epirus area. It covers 3,8% of the Greek land. The total area of the Prefecture is 4.999 klmē of which 3,5% is flat land, 11,5% is semi-mountainous and 85% is mountainous!

According to the 1991 census, the population is 158.193 inhabitants. The distribution of this population is the following:

- urban: 68.072 inhabitants
- semi-urban: 7.988 inhabitants
- rural: 82.133 inhabitants

The capital of the Prefecture is Ioannina.

The geomorphology an the climate of the region have contributed significantly in the economic development of the Prefecture. The entrepreneurial activities are concentrated mainly on the field of stock -farming, with emphasis in the sheep, goat, pig breeding and the poultry farming, marble, cheese farming, wood, water bottling, concrete and silversmith. Based on the human needs of the prefecture the cultivation of other products such as potatoes, tobacco and grapes are significant.

The above characteristics, together with the significant local human sources and potentials describe the characteristics of the local economy.

 

USEFUL LINKS

  • COMMERCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL CHAMBER OF IOANNINA
    OPL. POUTETSI 14 & XAR. TRIKOUPI
    IOANNINA 45332
    TEL: +30 651 26273
    FAX: +30 651 25179
  • PREFECTURE OF IOANNINA
    PIROU SQUARE
    IOANNINA 45221
    TEL: +30 651 27392
    FAX: +30 651 34047
  • MUNICIPALITY OF IOANNINA
    DIMOKRATIAS SQUARE
    IOANNINA 45221
    TEL: +30 651 79921
    FAX: +30 651 75739