Administrative structure of the State
Greece is divided into 13 administrative units, named "Peripheries" (Regions):
The first level of local government consists of municipalities “Dimos”, or “Kinotita”. In total there are 900 municipalities and 133 communities.
The second level of local government is the “Nomarchia” (Prefecture). In total the are 54 prefectures and the autonomous administrative region of Mount Athos (Agion Oros)