Jump to content


Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge

Metamorfosi is located in Greece
Location within the region
Coordinates: 38°3′N 23°45′E / 38.050°N 23.750°E / 38.050; 23.750Coordinates: 38°3′N 23°45′E / 38.050°N 23.750°E / 38.050; 23.750
Admeenistrative regionAttica
Regional unitNorth Athens
 • MayorMiltiadis Karpetas (PASOK)
 • Municipality5.502 km2 (2.124 sq mi)
170 m (560 ft)
 • Municipality
 • Municipality density5,400/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
144 5x
Aurie code(s)210
Vehicle registrationZ

Metamorfosi (Greek: Μεταμόρφωση, which means "transfiguration") is a suburb in the northren pairt o Athens, Greece, an a municipality o the Attica region. Till 1957 the municipality wis kent as Koukouvaounes (Greek: Κουκουβάουνες).[2] Metamorfosi is accessed bi the Tatoiou Street (Metamorfosi) Interchynge at the GR-1/E75 (Athens - Lamia - Thessaloniki) tae the northwast at the 12t km, Attiki Odos (nummer 6) an several main streets includin Amarousiou Avenue. It is locatit aboot 80 km SE o Thiva, aboot 65 km SSE o Chalkida, SW o Marathon, W o Kifissias Avenue, an aboot 14 km N o Athens via GR-1 an aboot 3 km NE an north o the Attiki Odos (nummer 6). The main road linkin tae Nea Filadelfeia an Kifissia runs throu Metamorfosi an northwast Tatoiou street.

The aurie wis made up o fermlands. Fermlands uised tae dominate the laund which includit groves. In the mid tae late 20t century, urban development an industrial biggins replacit hintle o the fermlands. The industrial aurie is aroond the northren an the northeastren pairt o Metamorfosi. The day, maist o the laund is residential aurie. The soothren an the central pairt are urbanisit while the northren pairt is industrialisit. The companies include Tudor Hellenic SA on Plastira street. The Cephissus River is tae the wast. Parnitha Mt can be seen tae the north an Penteli Mt tae the northeast. The heicher pairts o the muntains o Aegaleo an the Hymettus can be seen.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The yirdquauk o 7 September 1999 affectit the aurie but caused minor damage.

Historical population[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Population
1981 17,840
1991 21,052
2001 26,448
2011 29,891

See an an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. http://lithoksou.net/metonomasies_sterea.html Archived 2013-03-25 at the Wayback Machine Name changes in Greek settlements

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]