The regional unit of Xanthi belongs to the administrative region of East Macedonia and Thrace. Its capital is the homonymous town of Xanthi.
The seaside municipality of Xanthi is named Avdira and it has a couple of nice sandy beaches awarded with Blue Flag:
- Porto Molo
- Agios Giannis
Interesting places to visit in the region:
- The town of Xanthi
- The ancient town of Avdira
- Lake Vistonida and the Monastery of Agios Nikolaos built on two islets in the lake