Region of Western Greece is consisted of three Regional Units: Achaia, Ileia and Aitoloakarnania. It occupies an area of 11,336 sq.m. and its population is 679,796 according to the 2011 census. Its largest city and capital is Patras.
The rural sector (Agriculture, Livestock farming, Fishing, Forestry) is one of the most important and basic pillars of Region’s growth and development. The food-processing branch concentrates the largest number of workers in Western Greece.