Dafni, Attica

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Dafni
Δάφνη
Dafni is located in Greece
Dafni
Dafni
Coordinates: 37°57′N 23°44′E / 37.950°N 23.733°E / 37.950; 23.733Coordinates: 37°57′N 23°44′E / 37.950°N 23.733°E / 37.950; 23.733
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit Central Athens
Municipality Dafni-Ymittos
 • Municipal unit 1.38 km2 (0.53 sq mi)
Elevation 80 m (260 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 22,913
 • Municipal unit density 17,000/km2 (43,000/sq mi)
Community
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 172 xx
Area code(s) 210
Website www.dimosdafnis.gr

Dafni (Greek: Δάφνη) is a suburb of Athens, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Dafni-Ymittos, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.[2]

Geography[edit]

Dafni is an inner suburb of Athens, 2 km south of the Acropolis of Athens. Its built-up area is continuous with that of Athens and the surrounding suburbs Nea Smyrni, Agios Dimitrios and Ymittos. Dafni metro station is served by Line 2 of the Athens Metro. The main thoroughfare is Vouliagmenis Avenue, which connects Dafni with Athens city centre. At 1.38 km² it is one of the smallest municipal units in the Athens metropolitan area.

Sports[edit]

The Amyntas Dafnis HEBA basketball club (A2 Division) competes at the Dafni Indoor Hall.

Nighttime scene of Kalogyrous Square, Dafni, Athens, Greece

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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