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Prefecture: Attica
Metropolitan Area: Athens

38.03 (38°1'53') N lat.
23.828 (23°49'40') E long.

4 km²
Population: (1991)
 - Total
 - Density¹
 - Rank



220 m
245 m(centre)
around 400 to 500 m
Postal code: 152
Area/distance code: 11-30-210 (030-210)
-680 through 689
Municipal code: 0110
Car designation: Y (prev.)
Z pres.
3-letter abbreviation:
Address of administration: 3 Douka Vernardou St.
Vrilissia 152 35

Vrilissia (Greek: Βριλήσσια) is a northern suburb of Athens, Greece. The name "Vrilissia" comes from the nearby "Vrilissos River". There is a forested area covered with pine trees which locals want to preserve, battling against the building of a power station and the mayor.

Vrilissia has schools, lyceums (High Schools), gymnasia (Junior High), banks, post offices and squares, the most famous of them is "Plateia Iroon",. (plateies).

Historical population

Year Municipal population Change Density
1981 7,587 - 1,896.75/km²
1991 16,571 8,984/118.41% 4,142.75/km²

External links

North: Kifissia and Penteli (commune)
West: Maroussi Vrilissia East: Agia Paraskevi and Chalandri
South: Chalandri

See also

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