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The NORTH AEGEAN (Greek : Περιφέρεια Βορείου Αιγαίου) is one of the thirteen regions of Greece
Greece
. It comprises the islands of the north-eastern Aegean Sea
Aegean Sea
, except for Samothrace
Samothrace
, which belongs to the region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace .

CONTENTS

* 1 Administration * 2 Major communities * 3 References * 4 External links

ADMINISTRATION

The North Aegean
North Aegean
region was established in the 1987 administrative reform. With the 2010 Kallikratis plan , its powers and authority were redefined and extended. Along with the Southern Aegean region, it is supervised by the Decentralized Administration of the Aegean based at Piraeus
Piraeus
. The capital of the region is situated in Mytilene on the island of Lesbos
Lesbos
.

Until the Kallikratis reform, the region consisted of the three prefectures of Samos
Samos
, Chios and Lesbos