Lykovrysi

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Lykovrysi
Λυκόβρυση
Neighbourhood at Lykovrysi
Neighbourhood at Lykovrysi
Lykovrysi is located in Greece
Lykovrysi
Lykovrysi
Location within Athens
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Coordinates: 38°4′N 23°47′E / 38.067°N 23.783°E / 38.067; 23.783Coordinates: 38°4′N 23°47′E / 38.067°N 23.783°E / 38.067; 23.783
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit North Athens
Municipality Lykovrysi-Pefki
 • Municipal unit 1.950 km2 (0.753 sq mi)
Elevation 230 m (750 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 9,650
 • Municipal unit density 4,900/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code 141 23/141 xx
Area code(s) 210 28
Vehicle registration Yxx,Zxx,Ixx (excluding ZAx and INx)
Website [1]

Lykovrysi (Greek: Λυκόβρυση; formerly Γλυκόβρυση Glykovrysi), is a suburb north of Athens, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Lykovrysi-Pefki, of which it is a municipal unit/community.[2]

Geography[edit]

Lykovrysi is located 11 km northeast of Athens city centre, east of the small river Kifisos. The municipal unit has an area of 1.950 km2.[3] The built-up area of Lykovrysi is continuous with those of the neighbouring towns of Metamorfosi, Pefki and Irakleio. Greek National Road 1 passes through the town.

Τhere are two primary schools, the '1st and the 2nd Primary School of Lykovrysi', a gymnasium (junior high school), the '1st Gymnasium of Lykovrysi', a lyceum (senior high school), the '1st Lyceum of Lykovrysi', as well as St. Catherine's British Embassy School.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 4,437
1991 5,965
2001 8,116
2011 9,650

Education[edit]

St.Catherine's British School in Athens is located in the town.[4]

See also[edit]

References[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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21. 
  4. ^ "Administration Archived 2015-09-23 at the Wayback Machine.." St.Catherine's British School in Athens. Retrieved on February 20, 2015. "St. Catherine's British School Leoforos Venizelou 77 141 23 , Lykovrissi Athens, Greece"

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