Athens

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.
Photo: Barcex, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
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.

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

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

Tourist attraction
The or Hephaisteion, is a well-preserved Greek temple; it remains standing largely intact. Photo: Dennis Jarvis, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is a suburban municipality in the northwestern part of the Athens agglomeration, .

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

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

Athens

Latitude
37.9839° or 37° 59' 2.2" north
Longitude
23.7283° or 23° 43' 41.9" east
Open Location Code
8G95XPMH+H8
Population
3,090,000
IATA airport code
ATH
United Nations Location Code
GR ATH
Elevation
70 metres (230 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 441183
Geo­Names ID
264371
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Atina
  • Afar: Afina
  • Afrikaans: Athene
  • Albanian: Athina
  • Amharic: አቴና
  • Ancient Greek (to 1453): Ἀθῆναι
  • Arabic: Atenas
  • Arabic: أثينا
  • Aragonese: Atenas
  • Armenian: Աթենք
  • Armenian: Աթէնք
  • Arpitan: Atèna
  • Arpitan: Atênes
  • Asturian: Atenes
  • Avaric: Atina
  • Aymara: Athina
  • Azerbaijani: Afina
  • Balinese: Athéna
  • Bambara: Athens
  • Bashkir: Афина
  • Basque: Atenas
  • Bavarian: Athen
  • Belarusian: Ateny
  • Belarusian: Атэны
  • Belarusian: Афіны
  • Bengali: অ্যাথেন্স
  • Bengali: এথেন্স
  • Bosnian: Atena
  • Bosnian: Atina
  • Breton: Aten
  • Bulgarian: Атина
  • Burmese: အေသင်မြို့
  • Catalan: Atenes
  • Catalan: Cetines
  • Cebuano: Atenas
  • Central Bikol: Atenas
  • Central Kurdish: ئەسینا
  • Chavacano: Atenas
  • Chechen: Афина
  • Chinese: Athens
  • Chinese: 雅典
  • Church Slavic: Аѳины
  • Church Slavic: Аѳинꙑ
  • Chuvash: Афин
  • Chuvash: Афинсем
  • Cornish: Athína
  • Corsican: Atene
  • Crimean Tatar: Atina
  • Croatian: Atena
  • Czech: Athény
  • Danish: Athen
  • Dimli (individual language): Atêna
  • Dotyali: एथेन्स
  • Dutch: Athene (stad)
  • Dutch: Athene
  • Eastern Mari: Афин
  • Egyptian Arabic: اتينا
  • Erzya: Афины ош
  • Esperanto: Ateno
  • Esperanto: Atenoj
  • Estonian: Ateena
  • Extremaduran: Atenas
  • Faroese: Athen
  • Fiji Hindi: Athens
  • Finnish: Ateena
  • French: Athenes
  • French: Athènes
  • Friulian: Aten
  • Gagauz: Afina
  • Galician: Atenas - Αθήνα
  • Galician: Atenas
  • Gan Chinese: 雅典
  • Georgian: ათენი
  • German: Athen
  • Gothic: 𐌰𐌸𐌴𐌹𐌽𐌰
  • Greek: Athínai
  • Greek: Αθήνα
  • Greek: Αθήναι
  • Greek: Αθηνα
  • Greek: Αθηναι
  • Guarani: Atena
  • Gujarati: એથેન્સ
  • Haitian: Atèn
  • Hakka Chinese: Athens
  • Hausa: Athens
  • Hausa: ʻAkenai
  • Hawaiian: ‘Akenai
  • Hebrew: אתונה
  • Hindi: ऍथेन्स
  • Hindi: एथेंस
  • Hungarian: Athén
  • Icelandic: Aþena
  • Ido: Athina
  • Iloko: Atenas
  • Indonesian: Athena
  • Indonesian: Kota Athena
  • Ingush: Афины
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Athenas
  • Interlingue: Athina
  • Irish: An Aithin
  • Italian: Atene
  • Jamaican Creole English: Atenz
  • Japanese: アテネ
  • Japanese: エレソス
  • Javanese: Aténa
  • Kabardian: Афинхэр
  • Kabiyè: Atɛnɩ
  • Kabyle: Atena
  • Kalmyk: Атен балһсн
  • Kannada: ಅಥೆನ್ಸ್
  • Kara-Kalpak: Afina
  • Karachay-Balkar: Афинле
  • Kazakh: Афина
  • Kazakh: Афины
  • Kirghiz: Афины
  • Komi: Афинъяс
  • Korean: 아테네
  • Korean: 아테네 시
  • Kotava: Atina
  • Kurdish: Atîna
  • Ladino: Atena
  • Ladino: Atina
  • Lao: Atenas
  • Latin: Athenae
  • Latvian: Atēnas
  • Lezghian: Афинар
  • Lezghian: Афинаяр
  • Ligurian: Aten
  • Limburgan: Athene
  • Lingala: Atenis
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Atina
  • Literary Chinese: 雅典
  • Lithuanian: Atėnai
  • Livvi: Afiinat
  • Lojban: atenas
  • Lombard: Atene
  • Low German: Athen
  • Lower Sorbian: Atheny
  • Luxembourgish: Athen
  • Macedo-Romanian: Athina
  • Macedonian: Атина
  • Maithili: एथेन्स
  • Malagasy: Atena
  • Malagasy: Athens
  • Malay: Athens
  • Malayalam: ഏതൻസ്‌
  • Maltese: Ateni
  • Manipuri: ꯑꯦꯊꯦꯟꯁ
  • Manx: Yn Atheen
  • Maori: Ātene
  • Marathi: अथेन्स
  • Min Dong Chinese: Ngà-diēng
  • Min Dong Chinese: Ngā-diēng
  • Min Nan Chinese: Athens
  • Min Nan Chinese: Athina
  • Min Nan Chinese: Athína
  • Min Nan Chinese: Ngá-tián
  • Mingrelian: ათენი
  • Mirandese: Atenas
  • Moksha: Афитт
  • Mongolian: Афин
  • Mongolian: ꯑꯦꯊꯦꯟꯁ
  • Moroccan Arabic: أتينا
  • Nauru: Atens
  • Neapolitan: Atene
  • Nepali: एथेन्स
  • Newari: एथेन्स
  • Northern Frisian: Athen
  • Northern Luri: آتن
  • Northern Sami: Athena
  • Norwegian: Athen
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Aten
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Athen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Aten
  • Novial: Atena
  • Nyanja: Athens
  • Occitan (post 1500): Atenas
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܐܬܝܢܐ
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܐܬܢܘܣ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Athēnas
  • Oriya: ଏଥେନ୍ସ
  • Ossetian: Афинæтæ
  • Pampanga: Atenas
  • Pampanga: Athens
  • Panjabi: ਐਥਨਜ਼
  • Papiamento: Atenas
  • Persian: آتن
  • Persian: آتِن، آتَن، آتنِه
  • Picard: Atène
  • Picard: Atènes
  • Piemontese: Atene
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Athens
  • Polish: Ateny
  • Pontic: Αθήνα
  • Portuguese: Atenas
  • Pushto: آتن
  • Quechua: Athina
  • Romanian: Atena
  • Romansh: Athen
  • Russia Buriat: Афина
  • Russian: Афины
  • Rusyn: Атены
  • Samoan: Atenai
  • Samogitian: Atienā
  • Sardinian: Atene
  • Saterfriesisch: Athene
  • Scots: Athens
  • Scottish Gaelic: An Àithne
  • Serbian: Atina
  • Serbian: Атина
  • Serbo-Croatian: Atena
  • Shona: Athens
  • Sicilian: Ateni
  • Silesian: Atyny
  • Sinhala: ඇතන්ස්
  • Slovak: Atény
  • Slovenian: Atene
  • South Azerbaijani: آتن
  • Spanish: Atenas
  • Swahili: Athens
  • Swedish: Aten
  • Swiss German: Athen
  • Tagalog: Atenas
  • Tagalog: Athína
  • Tagalog: Lungsod ng Athína
  • Tajik: Афина
  • Tamil: அதென்ஸ்
  • Tamil: ஏதென்ஸ்
  • Tatar: Афин
  • Tatar: Афина
  • Tatar: Афиннар
  • Telugu: ఏథెన్స్
  • Thai: เอเธนส์
  • Tibetan: ཨ་ཐེན།
  • Tosk Albanian: Athen
  • Turkish: Atina
  • Turkmen: Afiny
  • Twi: Athens
  • Udmurt: Афины
  • Uighur: ئافېنا
  • Ukrainian: Атени
  • Ukrainian: Афіни
  • Upper Sorbian: Athen
  • Upper Sorbian: Atheny
  • Urdu: ایتھنز
  • Uzbek: Afina
  • Venetian: Atene
  • Veps: Afinad
  • Vietnamese: Athena
  • Vlaams: Athene
  • Volapük: Aten
  • Volapük: Atina
  • Võro: Ateena
  • Walloon: Atene
  • Waray (Philippines): Atenas
  • Welsh: Athen
  • Western Armenian: Աթէնք
  • Western Frisian: Atene
  • Western Panjabi: ایتھنز
  • Wolof: Aten
  • Wu Chinese: 雅典
  • Yakut: Атина
  • Yiddish: אטען
  • Yoruba: Áténì
  • Yue Chinese: 雅典
  • Zeeuws: Athene
  • Zulu: I-Athene
  • Afini
  • Athenai
  • Athinia
  • Athénes
  • Atēna
  • Atɛns
  • ئەتینا

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