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Metamorfosi is located in Greece
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 38°3′N 23°45′E / 38.050°N 23.750°E / 38.050; 23.750Coordinates: 38°3′N 23°45′E / 38.050°N 23.750°E / 38.050; 23.750
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit North Athens
 • Mayor Miltiadis Karpetas (PASOK)
 • Municipality 5.502 km2 (2.124 sq mi)
Elevation 170 m (560 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 29,891
 • Municipality density 5,400/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 144 5x
Area code(s) 210
Vehicle registration Z

Metamorfosi (Greek: Μεταμόρφωση, Metamórfosi, which means "transfiguration"; before 1957: Koukouvaounes[2] (Greek: Κουκουβάουνες, Koukouváounes)) is a suburb in the northern part of the Athens agglomeration, Greece, and a municipality of the Attica region.


Metamorfosi is situated east of the small river Kifisos, 9 km north of Athens city centre. The municipality has an area of 5.502 km2.[3] The built-up area of Metamorfosi is continuous with those of the neighbouring suburbs Lykovrysi, Irakleio and Nea Filadelfeia. Motorway 1 and Motorway 6 intersect in Metamorfosi. The town is served by a Proastiakos suburban railway station.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 17,840
1991 21,052
2001 26,448
2011 29,891

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Name changes of settlements in Greece
  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. 

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