Korinthia prefecture is situated on the northeastern part of the Peloponnese and capital is Korinthos. The prefecture of Korinthia has been inhabited since prehistoric times and has experienced a great prosperity in antiquity, with the Ancient City of Korinthos, the Ancient city of Nemea and Akrocorinthos being focal points.
Korinthia accepts many visitors and from mainland Greece, who want to relax by the sea, enjoy the nature by exploring the mountain villages and forests, feel the splendor of antiquity by visiting the archaeological sites and also the Corinth Canal, a relatively modern feat of engineering. The peoples are mostly doing business with agriculture and tourism. Local products are: wine, raisin, olives, oil, cheese, pasta, cherries, nuts and apples.