Papagou ( Greek: Παπάγου) is a suburb in the eastern part of the Athens agglomeration, Greece. The town is named after Marshal Alexandros Papagos, a general who led the Greek Army in the Second World War and the Greek Civil War, before becoming Prime Minister of Greece. Papagou was part of the municipality of Cholargos until 1965, when it became a separate community. It became a municipality in 1982. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality [2 ] Papagou-Cholargos, of which it is a municipal unit. [3 ]
Geography [ edit ]
Papagou is situated west of the
Hymettus mountains, 6 km east of Athens city centre. The eastern beltway Motorway 64 passes southeast of the town. Adjacent suburbs are Cholargos to the northeast and Zografou to the southwest.
Papagou B.C. is the professional basketball team of Papagou.
Historical population [ edit ]
Gallery [ edit ]
The Cultural Hall of Papagou.
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