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Tavros is located in Greece
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
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit South Athens
Municipality Moschato-Tavros
 • Municipal unit 2.125 km2 (0.820 sq mi)
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 14,972
 • Municipal unit density 7,000/km2 (18,000/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 177 78
Area code(s) 210
Vehicle registration 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]


Tavros is situated 3 km southwest of Athens city centre, 3 km west of the Acropolis of Athens and 5 km northeast of Piraeus. The municipality has an area of 2.125 km2.[3] 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).


Tavros hosts the clubs Fostiras F.C. with earlier presence in A Ethniki and Ajax Tavrou with earlier presence in Delta Ethniki

Sport clubs based in Tavros
Club Founded Sports Achievements
Fostiras F.C. 1926 Football Earlier presence in A Ethniki
Ajax Tavrou 1981 Football Earlier presence in Delta Ethniki

Historical population[edit]

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

Notable people[edit]

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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