Αυτόνομη Μοναστικὴ Πολιτεία Ἁγίου Ὄρους
Aftonomi Monastiki Politia Agiou Orous

Autonomous Monastic State of Mount Athos

Autonomous State of ‌Greece
Flag of the Greek Orthodox Church
Map of Mount Athos
Government Monarchy
Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople
- From 1991Bartholomew I
Greek Prefect
- From 2010Aristos Kasmiroglou
May 30, 1913 End of Ottoman suzerainty
September 16, 1926Constitutional charter
June 11, 1975Constitution of Greece
Area335.63 km²
- 20012,262
Flag of the Ottoman Empire Ottoman Empire

The Autonomous Monastic State of Mount Athos is a peninsula with twenty self-governing Eastern Orthodox monasteries, in northern Greece. Spiritually it comes under the jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople (|), and in secular terms it enjoys its autonomous statehood under the sovereignty of the Hellenic Republic.

Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople

  • Bartholomew I () (November 2, 1991 - )

Greek Prefect

  • Aristos Kasmiroglou () (May 31, 2010 - )


Greek Polities

Neighbouring Nations


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