Prefecture of Evros: Tourism-Modern life
The Prefecture of Evros, the borderline of Greece is the largest prefecture of Thrace. It borders Bulgaria to the north and northeast and Turkey to the East, having the river Evros, to which the prefecture owns its name, as a natural boundary. To the west it borders the prefecture of Rhodope while the Thracian Sea is on the south. The island of Samothrace also belongs to the prefecture of Evros. Samothrace lies to the northeast of the island of Lemnos and off the estuary of the Evros River. The prefecture of Evros covers 4,242 sq. km and the population numbers 143.000 people. Samothrace covers an area of 178 sq. km and has 3,000 residents.