Boeotia

Boeotia, sometimes alternatively Latinised as Boiotia or Beotia (/bˈʃ(i)ə/ bee-OH-sh(ee-)ə; Greek: Βοιωτία, Modern: [vi.oˈti.a], Ancient: [bojjɔːtí.a]; modern transliteration Voiotía or Viotía), formerly known as Cadmeis, is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Central Greece. Its capital is Livadeia, and its largest city is Thebes.

Boeotia
Περιφερειακή ενότητα Βοιωτίας
Municipalities of Boeotia
Boeotia within Greece
Coordinates: 38°25′N 23°05′E
CountryGreece
RegionCentral Greece
CapitalLivadeia
Area
  Total3,211 km2 (1,240 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)
  Total117,920
  Density37/km2 (95/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal codes
32x xx, 190 12
Area codes226x0
ISO 3166 codeGR-03
Car platesΒΙ
Websitewww.viotia.gr

Boeotia was also a region of ancient Greece, from before the 6th century BC.