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Nea Penteli

Νέα Πεντέλη
Nea Penteli is located in Greece
Nea Penteli
Nea Penteli
Location athin Athens
Kinotita Neas Pendelis.png
Coordinates: 38°3′N 23°51′E / 38.050°N 23.850°E / 38.050; 23.850Coordinates: 38°3′N 23°51′E / 38.050°N 23.850°E / 38.050; 23.850
Admeenistrative regionAttica
Regional unitNorth Athens
 • Municipal unit3.230 km2 (1.247 sq mi)
430 m (1,410 ft)
 • Municipal unit
 • Municipal unit density1,900/km2 (4,900/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
152 xx
Aurie code(s)210
Vehicle registrationZ

Nea Penteli (Greek: Νέα Πεντέλη) is a suburb in the northeastren pairt o Athens, Greece. Syne the 2011 local govrenment reform it is pairt o the municipality Penteli, o which it is a municipal unit.[2]

Nea Penteli is accessed via GR-1/E75 5 km wast near the wastren pairt o Kifissia at the Varibobi Interchynge an the Attiki Odos (nummer 6). The suburban commonty sits on the wastren slopes o the Penteli muntains. The Athenian plain lees tae the soothwast. It is locatit aboot 6 an 9 km N o the Attiki Odos (number 6), SE o Thiva an Chalkida, SW o Marathon, W o Rafina an N o Athens. Its main streets are dividit intae twa ane-way streets linkin tae Kifissia an the ither linkin sooth o Vrilissia.

Historical population[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Population
1981 2,723
1991 4,332
2001 6,156

Aboot Nea Penteli[eedit | eedit soorce]

Nea Penteli is an affluent residential aurie an is kent for its fantastic view o Athens. The aurie uised tae consist o fermlands that wur mainly pastures or groves. Suburban hoosin arrivit in the 1970s an development continued slowly intae the 2000s. Nea Penteli haes ane primar schuil, a heich schuil, several banks, an a few squares. At the centre o the municipality is a smaw hill namit Profitis Ilias, namit efter the smaw kirk constructit on top o it. On the sootheastren side o the kirk is the Neopendelikos soccer field, constructit on top o a smaw loch. The loch wis laund-filled atween 1970 an 1980. Mony o the aulder ceetizens o Nea Penteli are quarry wirkers that came tae the aurie frae the islands o Paros an Naxos durin the 1950s an 1960s tae wirk in the marble quarries o Penteli.

Nea Penteli wis pairtially affectit bi a forest fire (see 2007 wildfires in Greece) on August 16, 2007. Several firefechters an helicopters battled the blaze that lastit for oors. Vera few properties wur damagit. The fire, caused bi arson, stairtit durin the late efternuin oors in Penteli.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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 2017-04-27 at the Wayback Machine Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)

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