Continental Greece (Greek: Στερεά Ελλάδα - Stereá Elláda, earlier Χέρσος Ελλάς - Chérsos Ellás) or Central Greece (Greek: Κεντρική Ελλάδα - Kentrikí Elláda), colloquially known as Roúmeli (Ρούμελη), is a geographical region of Greece. Its territory is divided into the administrative regions of Central Greece, Attica, and part of West Greece (Aetolia-Acarnania). Although Attica is part of the geographical region of Central Greece, it has recently been considered a separate region in itself.
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... Central Greece (Greek Περιφέρεια Στερεάς Ελλάδας, also translated as "Continental Greece") is one of the thirteen administrative ... eastern half of the traditional region of Central Greece, to the north of Attica and the Peloponnese, to the east of West Greece and to the south of Thessaly and Epirus ...
... Communist Party of Greece Communist Youth European United Left History of the Party EAM– ELAS Democratic Army of Greece United Democratic Left United Left Synaspismos Rizospastis ... Soon, lots of the inhabitants of the villages of Central Greece became members of ELAS ... In Central Greece, Aris Velouchiotis succeeded to form a powerful semi-conventional army which could attack German and Italian forces ...
... with Eugène Delacroix depicting the massacre in his painting Greece Expiring on the Ruins of Missolonghi ...
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