Fyli ( Greek: Φυλή) is a town and a municipality in the northwestern part of Attica, Greece. It lies in the northeastern corner of the West Attica regional unit, and is a suburb of Athens. The seat of the municipality is the town Ano Liosia. [2 ]
Municipality [ edit ]
The municipality Fyli was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:
Geography [ edit ]
Fyli is situated in the southern foothills of the mountains of
Parnitha, and northeast of the plain of Eleusis. It is 4 km northeast of Ano Liosia, 8 km northeast of Aspropyrgos and 14 km northwest of Athens city centre. Motorway 6 passes south of the town.
Population [ edit ]
History [ edit ]
A group of exiles from Athens, led by
Thrasybulus, seized Phyle in the 404 BC Battle of Phyle. They went on to defeat the Spartan garrison at the Battle of Munichia near Piraeus.
Fyli suffered some damage from the
2007 Greek forest fires.
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