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 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.

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The Temple of Athena Nike is a temple on the , dedicated to the goddess Athena Nike. Photo: Jebulon, CC0.

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The or Hephaisteion or earlier as the Theseion, is a well-preserved Greek temple; it remains standing largely intact. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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The in Athens, is one of the largest school complexes in , where 24 different schools are located, from kindergartens to high-schools. is situated 3½ km north of Athens.

is a green, affluent northeastern suburb of Athens, , consisting mainly of hillside villas, relatively close to the Olympic Stadium. is situated 7 km northeast of Athens. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a neighborhood of Athens, . It is an industrial area and one of the most deprived areas of the municipality of Athens. is situated 3½ km west of Athens.


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