Lykovrysi

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Lykovrysi
Λυκόβρυση
Neighbourhood at Lykovrysi
Neighbourhood at Lykovrysi
Lykovrysi is located in Greece
Lykovrysi
Lykovrysi
Coordinates: 38°4′N 23°47′E / 38.067°N 23.783°E / 38.067; 23.783Coordinates: 38°4′N 23°47′E / 38.067°N 23.783°E / 38.067; 23.783
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit North Athens
Municipality Lykovrysi-Pefki
 • Municipal unit 1.950 km2 (0.753 sq mi)
Elevation 70 m (230 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 9,650
 • Municipal unit density 4,900/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 141 xx
Area code(s) 21028
Vehicle registration Yxx,Zxx,Ixx (excluding ZAx and INx)
Website www.likovrisi.gr

Lykovrysi (Greek: Λυκόβρυση; formerly Γλυκόβρυση Glykovrysi), is a suburb in the northern part of the Athens agglomeration, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Lykovrysi-Pefki, of which it is a municipal unit.[2]

Geography[edit]

Lykovrysi is situated 11 km northeast of Athens city centre, east of the small river Kifisos. The built-up area of Lykovrysi is continuous with those of the neighbouring suburbs Metamorfosi, Pefki and Irakleio. Greek National Road 1 passes through the town.

Τhere are two primary schools, the '1st and the 2nd Primary School of Lykovrysi', a gymnasium (junior high school), the '1st Gymnasium of Lykovrysi', a lyceum (senior high school), the '1st Lyceum of Lykovrysi', as well as St. Catherine's British Embassy School.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 4,437
1991 5,965
2001 8,116
2011 9,650

Education[edit]

St.Catherine's British School in Athens is located in the city.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (in Greek). 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ "Administration." St.Catherine's British School in Athens. Retrieved on February 20, 2015. "St. Catherine's British School Leoforos Venizelou 77 141 23 , Lykovrissi Athens, Greece"

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