Dafni, Attica

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Dafni is located in Greece
Coordinates: 37°57′N 23°43′E / 37.950°N 23.717°E / 37.950; 23.717Coordinates: 37°57′N 23°43′E / 37.950°N 23.717°E / 37.950; 23.717
Kintra Greece
Admeenistrative region Attica
Regional unit Central Athens
Municipality Dafni-Ymittos
 • Municipal unit 1.38 km2 (0.53 sq mi)
Elevation 80 m (260 ft)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 23,674
 • Municipal unit Density 17,000/km2 (44,000/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 172 xx
Aurie code(s) 210
Website www.dimosdafnis.gr

Dafni, sometimes cried Daphne, is a suburb o Athens, Greece. Syne the 2011 local govrenment reform it is pairt o the municipality Dafni-Ymittos, o which it is the seat an a municipal unit.[2]

It haes an Athens Metro station (red line), while Vouliagmenis Avenue runs throu it. It is the smawest municipality in Athens coverin aboot 1 km². The ceety haw is in the sooth, 200 m frae the municipal boondary. The municipality is dividit in twa, wi ane pairt coverin 85-90% o the total aurie, an the seicont pairt coverin 10-15% o the total municipal aurie, or aboot 0.5 km². It sits on a hill an amaist the entire laund is uised for residential purposes; thare are nae industrial factories in that pairt o suburban Athens. A hill is locatit tae the north near the Athens municipal boondary. The main street is Boumpoulinas Avenue. The Amyntas Dafnis HEBA basketbaw club (A2 Diveesion) competes at the Dafni Indoor Hall; the team haes, at times, featured umwhile NBA players.

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  1. De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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