Dafni, Attica

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Dafni is located in Greece
Location athin Athens
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
Admeenistrative regionAttica
Regional unitCentral Athens
 • Municipal unit1.38 km2 (0.53 sq mi)
80 m (260 ft)
 • Municipal unit
 • Municipal unit density17,000/km2 (44,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
172 xx
Aurie code(s)210

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. a b 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 Archived 2011-05-15 at the Wayback Machine Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)

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