Athens

This airticle is aboot the caipital ceety o Greece. For ither uises, see Athens (disambiguation).
Athens
Αθήνα
Athīna
Frae upper left: the Acropolis, the Hellenic Parliament, the Zappeion, the Acropolis Museum, Monastiraki Square, Athens view towards the sea.
Frae upper left: the Acropolis, the Hellenic Parliament, the Zappeion, the Acropolis Museum, Monastiraki Square, Athens view towards the sea.
Athens is locatit in Greece
Athens
Athens
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 37°58′N 23°43′E / 37°58′N 23°43′E / 37.967; 23.717
KintraGreece
Admeenistrative regionAttica
Regional unitCentral Athens
Destricts7
Govrenment
 • MayorGiorgos Kaminis (Independent; syne 29 December 2010)
Aurie
 • Urban412 km2 (159 sq mi)
 • Metro2,928.717 km2 (1,130.784 sq mi)
 • Municipality38.964 km2 (15.044 sq mi)
Heichest elevation338 m (1,109 ft)
Lawest elevation70 m (230 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Urban3,074,160
 • Urban density7,500/km2 (19,000/sq mi)
 • Metro3,737,550
 • Metro density1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
 • Municipality655,780
 • Municipality density17,000/km2 (44,000/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Athenian
Time zoneEET (UTC+2)
 • Simmer (DST)EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code10x xx, 11x xx, 120 xx
Aurie code(s)21
Vehicle registrationYxx, Zxx, Ixx (excluding ZAx and INx)
Wabsteidwww.cityofathens.gr

Athens (z/;[2] Greek: Αθήνα, Athína, [aˈθina]; Auncient Greek: Ἀθῆναι, Athēnai) is the caipital an lairgest ceety o Greece. Athens dominates the Attica region an is ane o the warld's auldest ceeties, wi its recordit history spannin aroond 3,400 years. Classical Athens, as a landlockit location wis a pouerful ceety-state that emergit in conjunction wi the seagoin development o the port o Piraeus. A centre for the airts, learnin an filosofie, hame o Plato's Academy an Aristotle's Lyceum,[3][4] it is widely referred tae as the cradle o Wastren ceevilization an the birthplace o democracy,[5][6] lairgely due tae the impact o its cultural an poleetical achievements durin the 5t an 4t centuries BC in later centuries on the rest o the then kent European continent.[7] The day a cosmopolitan metropolis, modren Athens is central tae economic, feenancial, industrial, poleetical an cultural life in Greece. In 2008, Athens wis rankit the warld's 32nt richest ceety bi purchasin pouer[8] an the 25t maist expensive[9] in a UBS study. The ceety is namit in honour o Athena.

Other Languages
Afrikaans: Athene
Alemannisch: Athen
አማርኛ: አቴና
aragonés: Atenas
Ænglisc: Athēnas
العربية: أثينا
ܐܪܡܝܐ: ܐܬܢܘܣ
مصرى: اتينا
asturianu: Atenes
Aymar aru: Athina
azərbaycanca: Afina
تۆرکجه: آتن
башҡортса: Афина
Boarisch: Athen
žemaitėška: Atienā
Bikol Central: Atenas
беларуская: Афіны
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Атэны
български: Атина
bamanankan: Athens
བོད་ཡིག: ཨ་ཐེན།
brezhoneg: Aten
bosanski: Atina
буряад: Афина
català: Atenes
Chavacano de Zamboanga: Atenas
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: Ngā-diēng
нохчийн: Афина
Cebuano: Atenas
کوردی: ئەتینا
corsu: Atene
qırımtatarca: Atina
čeština: Athény
словѣньскъ / ⰔⰎⰑⰂⰡⰐⰠⰔⰍⰟ: Аѳинꙑ
Чӑвашла: Афинсем
Cymraeg: Athen
dansk: Athen
Deutsch: Athen
Zazaki: Atêna
dolnoserbski: Atheny
डोटेली: एथेन्स
Ελληνικά: Αθήνα
English: Athens
Esperanto: Ateno
español: Atenas
eesti: Ateena
euskara: Atenas
estremeñu: Atenas
فارسی: آتن
suomi: Ateena
Võro: Ateena
føroyskt: Athen
français: Athènes
arpetan: Atèna
Nordfriisk: Athen
Frysk: Atene
Gaeilge: An Aithin
Gagauz: Afina
贛語: 雅典
Gàidhlig: An Àithne
galego: Atenas
Avañe'ẽ: Atena
Gaelg: Yn Atheen
Hausa: Athens
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Athens
Hawaiʻi: ʻAkenai
עברית: אתונה
हिन्दी: एथेंस
Fiji Hindi: Athens
hrvatski: Atena (grad)
hornjoserbsce: Athen
Kreyòl ayisyen: Atèn
magyar: Athén
Հայերեն: Աթենք
interlingua: Athenas
Bahasa Indonesia: Athena (kota)
Interlingue: Athina
Ilokano: Atenas
ГӀалгӀай: Афины
Ido: Athina
íslenska: Aþena
italiano: Atene
日本語: アテネ
Patois: Atenz
la .lojban.: atenas
Basa Jawa: Aténa
ქართული: ათენი
Qaraqalpaqsha: Afina
Taqbaylit: Atena
Адыгэбзэ: Афинхэр
Kabɩyɛ: Atɛnɩ
қазақша: Афина
ಕನ್ನಡ: ಅಥೆನ್ಸ್
한국어: 아테네
къарачай-малкъар: Афинле
kurdî: Atîna
коми: Афинъяс
kernowek: Athína
Кыргызча: Афины
Latina: Athenae
Ladino: Atena
Lëtzebuergesch: Athen
лезги: Афинар
Lingua Franca Nova: Atina
Limburgs: Athene (stad)
Ligure: Atene
lumbaart: Atene
lingála: Atenis
لۊری شومالی: آتن
lietuvių: Atėnai
latviešu: Atēnas
मैथिली: एथेन्स
мокшень: Афитт
Malagasy: Athens
олык марий: Афин
Māori: Ātene
македонски: Атина
മലയാളം: ഏതൻസ്‌
монгол: Афин
मराठी: अथेन्स
Bahasa Melayu: Athens
Malti: Ateni
Mirandés: Atenas
မြန်မာဘာသာ: အေသင်မြို့
эрзянь: Афины ош
Dorerin Naoero: Atens (Grit)
Napulitano: Atene
Plattdüütsch: Athen
नेपाली: एथेन्स
नेपाल भाषा: एथेन्स
Nederlands: Athene (stad)
norsk nynorsk: Aten
norsk: Athen
Chi-Chewa: Athens
occitan: Atenas
Livvinkarjala: Afiinat
ଓଡ଼ିଆ: ଏଥେନ୍ସ
Ирон: Афинæтæ
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ: ਐਥਨਜ਼
Kapampangan: Athens
Papiamentu: Atenas
Norfuk / Pitkern: Athens
polski: Ateny
Piemontèis: Atene
پنجابی: ایتھنز
Ποντιακά: Αθήνα
português: Atenas
Runa Simi: Athina
rumantsch: Athen
română: Atena
armãneashti: Athina
tarandíne: Atene
русский: Афины
русиньскый: Атены
саха тыла: Атина
sardu: Atene
sicilianu: Ateni
davvisámegiella: Athena
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Atena
Simple English: Athens
slovenčina: Atény
slovenščina: Atene
Gagana Samoa: Atenai
chiShona: Athens
shqip: Athina
српски / srpski: Атина
Seeltersk: Athene (Stääd)
svenska: Aten
Kiswahili: Athens
ślůnski: Atyny
தமிழ்: ஏதென்ஸ்
తెలుగు: ఏథెన్స్
Türkmençe: Atina
Tagalog: Atenas
Türkçe: Atina
татарча/tatarça: Афина
Twi: Atɛns
удмурт: Афины
ئۇيغۇرچە / Uyghurche: ئافېنا
українська: Афіни
اردو: ایتھنز
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Afina (shahar)
vèneto: Atene
vepsän kel’: Afinad
Tiếng Việt: Athens
West-Vlams: Athene
Volapük: Atina
walon: Atene
Winaray: Atenas
Wolof: Aten
吴语: 雅典
хальмг: Атен балһсн
მარგალური: ათენი
ייִדיש: אטען
Yorùbá: Áténì
Zeêuws: Athene
中文: 雅典
文言: 雅典
Bân-lâm-gú: Athens
粵語: 雅典
isiZulu: I-Athene