- West Greece
Infobox Peri GR
name = West Greece
name_local = Περιφέρεια Δυτικής Ελλάδος
population = 753267
population_as_of = 2005
area = 11350
website = [http://www.westerngreece.gr/ www.westerngreece.gr]
West Greece is one of the thirteen
peripheries of Greece. It is divided into the prefectures of Achaea, Aetolia-Acarnaniaand Elis.
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.
* [http://www.ditikiellada.gov.gr/ Official website] (in Greek)
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