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Pavement Neighbrouhoods at Ano Pefki.jpg
Pefki is locatit in Greece
Location athin Athens
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Coordinates: 38°4′N 23°48′E / 38.067°N 23.800°E / 38.067; 23.800Coordinates: 38°4′N 23°48′E / 38.067°N 23.800°E / 38.067; 23.800
Admeenistrative regionAttica
Regional unitNorth Athens
 • MayorDimitris Fokianos
 • Municipal unit2.176 km2 (0.840 sq mi)
260 m (850 ft)
 • Municipal unit
 • Municipal unit density9,100/km2 (24,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
151 xx
Aurie code(s)210
Vehicle registrationZ

Pefki (Greek: Πεύκη meanin pine), is a suburb in the northeastren aurie o Athens, Greece. Settled bi refugees expelled frae Turkey in 1922 the aurie wis kent as Magoufana (Μαγκουφάνα) ti;l the 1960s. Syne the 2011 local govrenment reform it is pairt o the municipality Lykovrysi-Pefki, o which it is the seat an a municipal unit.[2]

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Pefki is dividit intae twa pairts, Ano- an Kato Pefki. Pefki is accessed bi a ISAP green line o the ootdoor subwey station at the KAT ISAP station, an bi bus (501, 541, A8), as well frae a mini bus route (the line stairtin frae the Neratziotisa ISAP station an frae the KAT ISAP station). Pefki is accessed north wi twa exits wi the Attiki Odos (nummer 6)/E94, which is accessed via GR-1/E75 (Athens - Lamia - Thessaloniki) an GR-8/E94. It is locatit roughly SE o GR-1 an Kifissou Avenue, SW o Marathon, W o Kifissias Avenue, an aboot 14 km N o Athens via GR-1, an aboot 3 km S an north o the Attiki Odos (number 6). Thare are several main roads toward the toun, includin ane linkin Pefki an Kifissia, an the main street accesses the Olympic Stadium an Heraklio an Kifissias Avenue.

The aurie wis umwhile made up o fermland. Fermit auries uised tae dominate the laind, which featured olive groves; in the 1950s an the 1970s, urban development an industrial biggins replacit hintle o the fermlands. The industrial aurie is situatit in the wastren pairt o Pefki, an the day, residential auries cover maist o the laund. The Parnitha an Penteli muntains tae the northeast, an the heicher pairts o the muntains o Aegaleo an the Hymettus, can be seen.

Pefki runs schuils, a few lyceums, gymnasia, banks, a sports centre, cinemas, post offices an squares (plateies), as well a junior fitbaa/soccer team carryin the toun's name.

Historical population[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Population
1981 10,863
1991 17,987
2001 19,887

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Pefki is twinned wi:

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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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