Gizi

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Gizi
Γκύζη
Neighborhood
Gizi is located in Athens
Gizi
Gizi
Coordinates: 37°59′30″N 23°45′15″E / 37.99167°N 23.75417°E / 37.99167; 23.75417Coordinates: 37°59′30″N 23°45′15″E / 37.99167°N 23.75417°E / 37.99167; 23.75417
Country Greece
Region Attica
City Athens
Website www.cityofathens.gr

Gizi (alt. Gyzi, Gkyzi or Gkizi []; is a neighbourhood of Athens, Greece. It was inhabited around the 1960s - 1970s. The nearest metro stations (line 3) are Ampelokipoi and Panormou. It is popular among Greeks for having a strong base of Panathinaikos fans, the most historical Greek athletic club. Gizi used to have a small river, the Vafeiochori, which was situated where Vafeiochoriou street is today. Local teams include Giziakos and Panellinios. There are two primary schools and four high schools in the area.