Koropi

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For the village in Magnesia, Greece, see Koropi, Magnesia.
Koropi
Κορωπί
Location
Koropi is located in Greece
Koropi
Koropi
Coordinates 37°54′N 23°52.4′E / 37.900°N 23.8733°E / 37.900; 23.8733Coordinates: 37°54′N 23°52.4′E / 37.900°N 23.8733°E / 37.900; 23.8733
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Attica
Regional unit: East Attica
Municipality: Kropia
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Village
 - Population: 19,164
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 106 m (348 ft)
Postal code: 194 00
Telephone: 210
Auto: Z
Website
www.koropi.gr

Koropi (Greek: Κορωπί) is a town in East Attica, Greece. It is the seat of the municipality Kropia. It is home of the new training facilities of Panathinaikos football club since the summer of 2013.

Geography[edit]

Koropi is situated east of the Hymettus mountain, and 16 km southeast of central Athens. It is 8 km southwest of the Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. The Koropi station is served by Line 3 of the Athens Metro, and by Proastiakos suburban trains. Motorway 6 connects Koropi with Athens.

Koropi is the largest settlement in the municipality Kropia. Other settlements within Kropia are Karellas to the north, Kitsi to the southwest, and Agia Marina and Agios Dimitrios further south, on the Saronic Gulf coast.

Population history[edit]

Year Population
1981 12,873
1991 12,790
2001 15,860
2011 19,164

Economy[edit]

Olympic Air, owned by Marfin Investment Group, has its head office in Koropi,[2] When Athens Airways existed, its head office was in Koropi.[3]

Notable people[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Detailed census results 2011 (Greek)
  2. ^ "Prospectus." Marfin Investment Group. 8 February 2010. Retrieved on 27 June 2010. "OLYMPIC AIR’s registered seat is located at the 1st km of Koropi-Vari Avenue and Ifaistou Str., in the municipality of Koropi, Prefecture of Attica."
  3. ^ "Contact Us." Athens Airways. Retrieved on 8 September 2010. "38 Vassileos Konstantinou Str, GR 19400, Koropi Attikis" - Greek address: "Βασιλέως Κωνσταντίνου 38, ΤΚ 19400, Κορωπί Αττικής"