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About Athens

Seal of Athens, GreeceSatellite view is showing Athens (Αθήνα), largest city and the national capital of Greece, located in the Attica periphery of central Greece.

It is one of the world's oldest cities, with a recorded history spanning about 3,400 years. Athens was a powerful flourishing city-state in ancient Greece, it was an important cultural center in the 5th century B.C.. The city is named after Athena, the Greek goddess of wisdom.

Athens was chosen as the capital of a newly independent Greece in 1834.

Today Athens is still the center of the cultural, economical, financial, industrial, and political life in Greece.

The city has has a population of about 3.8 million inhabitants in its metropolitan area.

The Map shows a city map of Athens with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport (IATA code: ATH), located about 20 km (12 mi) to the east of Athens' city center and Ellinikon International Airport about 7 km (4.3 mi) south of Athens.

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Acropolis, Athens
The Acropolis, the Parthenon and the Odeon of Herodes Atticus during sunset, Athens, Greece.
Image: Aaron Logan.
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Local Time Athens:
Monday-August-3  22:09  
Standard Time Zone (EET): UTC/GMT +2 hours
Daylight Saving Time in use from end of March until end of October: time zone offset: UTC/GMT +3 hours
Google Earth: Searchable map/satellite view of Athens, Greece.
City Coordinates: 37°58′N 23°43′E
More about Greece:

Searchable map/satellite view of Acropolis of Athens

Political Map of Greece
Administrative Map of Greece
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Greece Country Profile

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Current Weather Conditions Athens

External Links
City of Athens (official website)
Wikipedia: Athens
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