Macedonia is the biggest district of Greece, extending from Épiros in the west to Thrakia in the east. The neighbours along the northern borders are Albania, North Macedonia and Bulgaria. The south-western border is to Thessalia, and the rest of the southern border is coastline. Because of its size the district is divided into three parts, Western, Central, and Eastern Macedonia.
Δυτική Μακεδονία (Dhitikí Makedhonía, Western Macedonia) is the western part of Greek Macedonia. Located in north-western Greece it is landlocked, mountaineous, and has one of the highest unemployment rates in the European Union .