As shown in the given Athens location map that Athens is located in the southern part of Greece. Athens is spread out across the central plain of Attica. In fact, Athens is located around a number of hills; Lycabettus is one of the tallest hills in the region. Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece.
Location Map of Athens
Where is Athens Located?
As shown in the given Athens location map that Athens is located in the southern part of Greece. Athens is spread out across the central plain of Attica. In fact, Athens is located around a number of hills; Lycabettus is one of the tallest hills in the region.
Athens is the largest and capital city of Greece. Surprisingly, Athens is one of the oldest cities of the world; it has recorded history of around 3,400 years. However, the modern Athens is center of political, financial, economic, industrial, and cultural activities. As per the report it is listed as alpha world city.
Athens has had the importance since ancient times because it is same region where Plato's Academy and Aristotle's Lyceum located. These are the reasons that Athens is considered as cradle of Western Civilization and also birthplace of democracy. Moreover, Athens homes various ancient architectural sites along the art works. Athens has two UNESCO World Heritage Sites i.e. the Acropolis of Athens and the medieval Daphni Monastery.
Facts about Athens City, Greece
|Geographic region||Central Greece|
|Location||Southern part of Greece|
|Athens Coordinates||37°59′02.3″N 23°43′40.1″E|
|Area of Athens||38.964 km2 (15.044 sq mi)|
|Athens Population (2020 estimate)||3,153,355 (1st in Greece)|
|Athens Climate||Mediterranean climate|
|Athens Time zone||UTC+2 (EET), In Summer UTC+3 (EEST)|
|Postal codes||10x xx, 11x xx, 120 xx|
|Athens Major Airport||Athens International Airport (ATH),|
Places to Visit in Athens
|Parthenon||National Garden||Museum of Cycladic Art||Roman Agora||Metropolitan Church of Athens|
|Temple of Olympian Zeus||Temple of Hephaestus||Piraeus Harbour||Numismatic Museum of Athens||Goulandris Natural History Museum|
|Syntagma Square||Theatre of Dionysus||Hadrian's Library||Byzantine Monastery of Daphni||Allou! Fun Park|
|Ancient Agora of Athens||Odeon of Herodes Atticus||Omonia Square||Monastiraki Flea Market||Athens Concert Hall|
|Acropolis of Athens||Panathenaic Stadium||Stoa of Attalos||Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural||Little Kook|
|Acropolis Museum||Benaki Museum||Areopagus||Athena Parthenos||Filopappou Hill|
|National Archaeological||Byzantine And Christian Museum||Monument of Philopappos||Technopolis||Museum Ship Averof|
|Old Temple of Athena||Archaeological Site of Kerameikos||Athens War Museum||Central Municipal Athens Market||Museum of Illusions Athens - Greece|
|Mount Lycabettus||Hadrian's Arch||Tower of the Winds||Hellenic Motor Museum||Stavros Niarchos Park|