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Spring 2009 in G Ventiri street.
Spring 2009 in G Ventiri street.
Filothei is located in Greece
Coordinates: 38°1′N 23°47′E / 38.017°N 23.783°E / 38.017; 23.783Coordinates: 38°1′N 23°47′E / 38.017°N 23.783°E / 38.017; 23.783
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit North Athens
Municipality Filothei-Psychiko
 • Municipal unit 2.301 km2 (0.888 sq mi)
Elevation 160 m (520 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 7,302
 • Municipal unit density 3,200/km2 (8,200/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 152 xx
Area code(s) 210
Vehicle registration Z

Filothei (Greek: Φιλοθέη) is a green, affluent northeastern suburb of Athens, Greece, consisting mainly of hillside villas, relatively close to the Olympic Stadium. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Filothei-Psychiko, of which it is a municipal unit.[2]


One of the traditionally rich northern suburbs of Athens, Filothei has been historically home to important people such as politicians and businessmen; it is also home to many of Athens' foreign residents, especially those employed in diplomatic capacities.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 6,749
1991 8,396
2001 7,310
2011 7,302


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

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