Athens, is the capital city of with a metropolitan population of 3.7 million inhabitants. It is in many ways the birthplace of Classical Greece, and therefore of Western civilization.
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The is a former temple on the , , dedicated to the goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their patron. Photo: Steve Swayne, CC BY 2.0.

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The is an ancient citadel located on a rocky outcrop above the city of Athens and contains the remains of several ancient buildings of great architectural and historic significance, the most famous being the . Photo: XtoF, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a prominent rock outcropping located northwest of the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. Photo: ajbear, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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The Erechtheion or is an ancient Greek temple on the north side of the of Athens in which was dedicated to both Athena and Poseidon. Photo: Jebulon, CC0.

Localities in the Area

is a suburban municipality in the northwestern part of the Athens agglomeration, . is situated 4½ km northwest of Athens.

is the 8th largest municipality in and the 4th biggest in the Athens urban area. is situated 4 km southwest of Athens. Photo: Dimorsitanos, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Zografou is a suburb of approximately 71,000 in the eastern part of the Athens agglomeration, . is situated 4 km east of Athens. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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