The Athens map shows the detailed map and a large map of Athens. This map of Athens will allow you to orient yourself in Athens in Greece. The Athens map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
A centre for the arts (see Athens map), learning and philosophy, home of Plato Academy and Aristotle Lyceum, Athens is widely referred to as the cradle of Western civilization and the birthplace of democracy, largely due to the impact of Athens cultural and political achievements during the 5th and 4th centuries BC on the rest of the then known European continent.
The city of Athens has a population of 655,780 (796,442 back in 2004) within its administrative limits and a land area of 39 km2 (15 sq mi). The urban area of Athens (Greater Athens and Greater Piraeus as its shown in Athens map) extends beyond the administrative municipal city limits, with a population of 3,074,160 (in 2011), over an area of 412 km2 (159 sq mi).
The Athens Metropolitan Area consists of 58 (excluding the Islands regional unit municipalities) densely populated municipalities as its mentioned in Athens map, sprawling around the municipality of Athens (the city center) in virtually all directions. For the Athenians, all the urban municipalities surrounding the city centre are called suburbs.
The map of downtown Athens shows the historical center of Athens. This downtown map of Athens will allow you to easily plan your visit in the center of Athens in Greece. The Athens downtown map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Athens downtown falls directly within the municipality of Athens, which is the largest in population size in Greece. Piraeus also forms a significant downtown on its own, within the Athens Urban Area and being the second largest in population size within it, with Peristeri and Kallithea following as you can see in Athens downtown map.
Ciné screens films from all different genres, eras and countries, which makes it an extremely unique spot in downtown Athens. Athens downtown is much smaller than a run-of-the-mill movie theatre, but its coziness gives it character. They also have a bar/cafe for when you get those mid-movie munchies (see Athens downtown map).
The municipality of Athens, the Athens downtown Urban Area, is divided into several districts as its shown in Athens downtown map: Omonoia, Syntagma, Exarcheia, Agios Nikolaos, Neapolis, Lykavittos, Lofos Strefi, Lofos Finopoulou, Lofos Filopappou, Pedion Areos, Metaxourgeio, Aghios Kostantinos, Larissa Station, Kerameikos, Psiri, Monastiraki, Gazi, Thission, Kapnikarea, Aghia Irini, Aerides, Anafiotika, Plaka, Acropolis, Pnyka, Makrygianni, Lofos Ardittou....
Athens on Greece map shows the location of the city of Athens on the Greece map. This map of Athens in Greece will allow you to easily plan your travel in Athens in Greece. Athens on map of Greece is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Athens (/ˈæθɨnz/; Modern Greek: Αθήνα, Athína; IPA: [aˈθina]; Katharevousa: Ἀθῆναι, Athine; Ancient Greek: Ἀθῆναι, Athēnai) is the capital and largest city of Greece as its shown in Athens Greece map. Today a cosmopolitan metropolis, modern Athens is central to economic, financial, industrial, political and cultural life in Greece.
Athens became the capital of Greece in 1834, following Nafplion which was the provisional capital from 1829. In addition, the municipality of Athens is the capital of the Attica region as its mentioned in Athens Greece map. Athens can refer either to the municipality of Athens or to the entire Athens Urban Area, which makes up the "City of Athens" that sprawls across the Attica Basin.
The municipality of Athens is the most populous in Greece, with a population of 655,780 people (in 2011) and an area of 39 km2 (15 sq mi). The current mayor of Athens is Giorgos Kaminis. The municipality is divided into seven municipal districts as you can see in Athens Greece map, which are mainly used for administrative purposes.
Athens on world map shows the location of the city of Athens in the world. Athens on world map will allow you to easily know where is Athens in the world. The Athens in world map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world oldest cities, as its recorded history spans around 3,400 years and the earliest human presence in Athens started somewhere between the 11th and 7th millennia BC. Classical Athens was a powerful city-state that emerged in conjunction with the seagoing development of the port of Piraeus (see Athens on world map).
In 2008, Athens was ranked the world 32nd richest city by purchasing power and the 25th most expensive in a UBS study (see Athens on world map). Athens is home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the famous Acropolis of Athens and the Athens medieval Daphni Monastery as its shown in Athens on world map.
The city of Athens supports a vast number of music venues as its mentioned in Athens on world map, including the Athens Concert Hall (Megaron Moussikis), which attracts world-famous artists all year round. The Athens Planetarium, located in Andrea Syngrou Avenue is one of the largest and best equipped digital planetaria in the world.