Outline of Athens

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Athens:

Athens – capital of Greece and of the Attica region. With 3,090,508 residents in 412 km2 (159 sq mi), it is also the country's most populated municipality. Athens is one of the world's oldest cities, with its recorded history spanning over 3,400 years.[1]

General reference[edit]

Geography of Athens[edit]

Geography of Athens

Location of Athens[edit]


Athens is located in Greece
Location within Greece
Coordinates: 37°59′02.3″N 23°43′40.1″E / 37.983972°N 23.727806°E / 37.983972; 23.727806

Environment of Athens[edit]

The Acropolis of Athens, a World Heritage Site, as seen from the Areopagus

Natural geographic features of Athens[edit]

Areas of Athens[edit]

Neighborhoods of Athens[edit]

Neighbourhoods of Athens

Areas surrounding Athens[edit]

Municipality of Athens[edit]

Municipality (City) of Athens

Athens Metropolitan Area[edit]

View of Athens

Athens Metropolitan Area

Aerial view of the Athens urban area and the Saronic Gulf

Athens Urban Area[edit]

Athens Urban Area

  • Greater Athens
  • Greater Piraeus

Locations in Athens[edit]

The Acropolis of Athens as seen from the Hill of the Muses
Remains of the Roman Agora built in Athens during the Roman period
The Zappeion, a Conference and Exhibition Centre in Neoclassical style
Evzone guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

Ancient monuments in Athens[edit]

Churches in Athens[edit]

Cultural and exhibition centers in Athens[edit]

Monuments and memorials in Athens[edit]

Museums in Athens[edit]

Palaces and villas in Athens[edit]

Parks and gardens in Athens[edit]

Public squares in Athens[edit]

Streets of Athens[edit]

Streets in Athens

Demographics of Athens[edit]

Demographics of Athens

Government and politics of Athens[edit]

Evzones of the Presidential Guard wearing the traditional full dress uniform

Administration of Athens

Law and order in Athens[edit]

Military in Athens[edit]

History of Athens[edit]

History of Athens

History of Athens, by period or event[edit]

Timeline of Athens

Pericles, prominent Greek statesman, orator and general during the Golden Age of Athens

History of Athens, by subject[edit]

Culture of Athens[edit]

Culture of Athens

Arts in Athens[edit]

Architecture of Athens[edit]

Neoclassical architecture in Athens

Modern architecture in Athens

Literature of Athens[edit]

Music of Athens[edit]

Music of Athens

Theatre of Athens[edit]

Theatre in Athens

Visual arts of Athens[edit]

Athens Houses (1927-28) by 20th-century painter Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghikas
Tzatziki, a popular meze in Greece

Modern Greek art

Cuisine of Athens

Events in Athens

Media in Athens

People from Athens

Religion in Athens[edit]

Sports in Athens[edit]

Sports in Athens

Economy and infrastructure of Athens[edit]

National Bank of Greece headquarters in Athens

Economy of Athens

Transportation in Athens[edit]

Metro train at Omonia metro station
A Sirio type tramway

Transportation in Athens

Rail transport in Athens[edit]

Rail transport in Athens

Road transport in Athens[edit]

Road transport in Athens

Education in Athens[edit]

The first, historic building of the Panteion University

Education in Athens

Healthcare in Athens[edit]

Hospitals in Athens

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Ancient Tablet Found: Oldest Readable Writing in Europe". 2011-04-01. Retrieved 2017-09-18.

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Athens