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Πλατεία Ανθούσας Αττικής α.jpg
Anthousa is located in Greece
Coordinates: 38°2′N 23°52′E / 38.033°N 23.867°E / 38.033; 23.867Coordinates: 38°2′N 23°52′E / 38.033°N 23.867°E / 38.033; 23.867
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit East Attica
Municipality Pallini
 • Municipal unit 3.865 km2 (1.492 sq mi)
Elevation 338 m (1,109 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 2,132
 • Municipal unit density 550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 153 xx
Area code(s) 210
Vehicle registration Z
Website -

Anthousa (Greek: Ανθούσα meaning "in blossom") is a suburban town in East Attica, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Pallini, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 3.865 km2.[3]


Anthousa is situated in the eastern part of the Athens conurbation, at about 300 m elevation. It lies in the southern foothills of the Penteliko Mountain. It is 3 km north of Pallini, 2 km south of Penteli and 14 km northeast of Athens city centre. Motorway 6 passes southwest of Anthousa.

Historical population[edit]

Year Village population Community population
1981 577 -
1991 2,787 3,020
2001 - 3,024
2011 - 2,132

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. 

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