With a population of 48,284 (2001), it is one of Greece's least populous regional units, and has a population density of less than 23 persons per km² (59/mi²). In the summer months, the population nearly doubles due to the influx of tourists.
Most of the villages are in the south, the southwest and the west, especially in the areas between Amfissa and Itea. The north and the east are the least populated.
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