Evros (Greek: Έβρος) is one of the fifty-one prefectures of Greece and is the northernmost. It is located in the eastern and the northeastern part of the Greek part of Thrace, and borders Turkey at the Evros river. Evros borders Bulgaria to the north and the northwest. The Rhodope prefecture is bounded to its west. Evros is the northernmost prefecture in Greece. Its capital town is Alexandroupolis. Evros is one of the largest prefectures of Greece and is the largest in Thrace covering over 45%, almost half of the entire Greek Thrace. One of the two regions that cover over half of the entire region in Greece. The prefecture includes the small island of Samothrace. The second river is the Ardas river. The river area was devastated by floods from February 17 to February 22 2005 and again from March 1 to March 4, 2005. The Rhodope mountains lie to the west.
The areas that mainly get Mediterranean climate is at the southern and the central portion. Its climate is mainly continental with cold winters in higher elevations and the northern part.
|Municipality||YPES code||Seat||Postal code||Area code ((0)30-)|
|Alexandroupoli||1301||Alexandroupoli||681 00||25510-2 through 7|
|Vyssa||1302||Nea Vyssa||680 01||25520-7|
- See also: Communities of the Evros prefecture