Tavros

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Tavros
Ταύρος
Location
Tavros is located in Greece
Tavros
Tavros
Coordinates 37°58′N 23°41.7′E / 37.967°N 23.6950°E / 37.967; 23.6950Coordinates: 37°58′N 23°41.7′E / 37.967°N 23.6950°E / 37.967; 23.6950
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Attica
Regional unit: South Athens
Municipality: Moschato-Tavros
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 14,972
 - Area: 2.125 km2 (1 sq mi)
 - Density: 7,046 /km2 (18,248 /sq mi)
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 15 m (49 ft)
Postal code: 177 78
Telephone: 210
Auto: Z
Website
www.tavros.gr

Tavros (Greek: Ταύρος, which means "bull"), is a suburb in the southwestern part of the Athens agglomeration, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Moschato-Tavros, of which it is a municipal unit.[2]

Geography[edit]

Tavros is situated 3 km southwest of Athens city centre, 3 km west of the Acropolis of Athens and 5 km northeast of Piraeus. Its built-up area is continuous with those of Athens and the neighbouring sburbs. The main thoroughfare is Peiraios Street, the old road from Athens to Piraeus. Tavros has a metro station (Tavros – Eleftherios Venizelos metro station).

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 16,514
1991 15,456
2001 14,963
2011 14,972

Notable people[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Detailed census results 2011 (Greek)
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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