Rouf, Athens

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Rouf
Ρουφ
Neighborhood
Location within Athens
Location within Athens
Coordinates: 37°58′25″N 23°42′13″E / 37.97361°N 23.70361°E / 37.97361; 23.70361Coordinates: 37°58′25″N 23°42′13″E / 37.97361°N 23.70361°E / 37.97361; 23.70361
Country Greece
Region Attica
City Athens
Postal code 118 54, 177 78
Area code(s) 210
Website www.cityofathens.gr

Rouf (Greek: Ρουφ pronounced [ˈɾuf]) is a neighborhood of Athens, Greece. It is located to the west of the Athens centre, between Piraeus and Petrou Ralli Avenue. Rouf is named after a Bavarian businessman who, during Otto's reign, bought large areas in this location to make a farm. When the railway passed through this area, the local station was named Rouf.[1] During the interwar period, a camp was built in Rouf. In 1947, the local team of Rouf was founded under the name Asteras Rouf and later renamed to PAO Rouf.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ρουφ: Απ΄ το βουστάσιο στον...πολιτισμό". theinsider.gr. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "ΠΑΟ Ρουφ". paorouf.gr. Retrieved 23 March 2015.