Pefki

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Pefki
Πεύκη
Pavement Neighbrouhoods at Ano Pefki.jpg
Location
Pefki is located in Greece
Pefki
Pefki
Coordinates 38°4′N 23°48′E / 38.067°N 23.800°E / 38.067; 23.800Coordinates: 38°4′N 23°48′E / 38.067°N 23.800°E / 38.067; 23.800
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Attica
Regional unit: North Athens
Municipality: Lykovrysi-Pefki
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 21,352
 - Area: 2.176 km2 (1 sq mi)
 - Density: 9,813 /km2 (25,414 /sq mi)
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 260 m (853 ft)
Postal code: 151 xx
Telephone: 210
Auto: Z
Website
www.dimospefkis.gr

Pefki (Greek: Πεύκη meaning "pine", before 1959: Μαγκουφάνα - Magkoufana[2]) is a suburb in the northeastern part of the Athens agglomeration, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Lykovrysi-Pefki, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.[3]

Geography[edit]

Pefki is situated 10 km northeast of Athens city centre. The built-up area of Pefki is continuous with those of the neighbouring suburbs Irakleio, Lykovrysi, Kifisia and Marousi. Pefki consists of two neighbourhoods: Ano Pefki and Kato Pefki. Pefki is served by Athens Metro Line 1 and by several bus routes. The nearest motorway is Motorway 6, south of Pefki.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 10,863
1991 17,987
2001 19,887
2011 21,352

Twin towns[edit]

Pefki is twinned with:

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