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West Athens (regional unit)

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Country  Greece
Area  66.7 km²
Region  Attica
Population  489,675 (2011)
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Colleges and Universities  Technological Educational Institute of Athens, Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus
Team  Peristeri Women's Basketball
Points of interest  Byzantine and Christian, Cephissus, Daphni Monastery, Diomidous Botanical Garden, Environmental Awareness Park

West Athens (Greek: Περιφερειακή ενότητα Δυτικού Τομέα Αθηνών) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Attica. The regional unit covers the west-central part of the agglomeration of Athens.


Map of Ditikos Tomeas Athinon, Greece


As a part of the 2011 Kallikratis government reform, the regional unit West Athens was created out of part of the former Athens Prefecture. It is subdivided into 7 municipalities. These are (number as in the map in the infobox):

  • Agia Varvara (2)
  • Agioi Anargyroi-Kamatero (5)
  • Aigaleo (6)
  • Chaidari (34)
  • Ilion (18)
  • Peristeri (30)
  • Petroupoli (31)
  • References

    West Athens (regional unit) Wikipedia

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