Islands (Greek: Περιφερειακή ενότητα Νήσων) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Attica. The regional unit covers the Saronic Islands, a small part of the Peloponnese peninsula, and a few islands off the eastern Peloponnese coast.
As a part of the 2011 Kallikratis government reform, the regional unit Islands was created out of part of the former Piraeus Prefecture. It is subdivided into 8 municipalities. These are (number as in the map in the infobox):
Aegina (Aigina, 3)
Angistri (Agkistri, 2)
Cythera (Kythira, 6)
Hydra (Ydra, 13)
Salamis (Salamina, 10)
List of settlements in Attica
^ Kallikratis reform law textPDF
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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