Agios Stefanos

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Agios Stefanos (Greek: Άγιος Στέφανος, meaning Saint Stephen) is a rather exclusive suburb in Attica, Greece, about 23 km north of Athens. Agios Stefanos is almost entirely residential, but a few shops line its main street. The suburb is situated in the northern part of the Athenian plain, between the Parnitha mountain and the mountain range to the east, and is accessed via two interchanges, with GR-1/E75 (Athens - Lamia - Thessaloniki) at the 21st and the 24th km with the GR-83 and 1.3 km south of the tolls. It is linked with a road linking to Anixi, and the Cephissus River lies to the west. Agios Stefanos is located SE of Thebes, S of Euboea and Oropos, W of Marathon, NE of Kifissia and NE of the Attiki Odos (number 6).


Agios Stefanos was originally populated in 1924 by refugees from Asia Minor and Constantinople, especially from its suburb of Agios Stefanos (present day Yesilkoy). It was then part of Boyiati. By 1926, the first houses were completed to house the refugees who, up until that time, had been living in tents. Boyiati eventually split into Neo Boyiati (Agios Stefanos) and Palaio Boyiati (Anoixis).

Until the 1960s and the 1970s, farmlands covered the area around Agios Stefanos, of which a remainder still exists around the locality. Forests still covers part of the area, while most of the population are urban, having in the 1960s and the 1970s once been rural. Luxury residences arrived in Agios Stefanos in the 1970s and continued into the 1990s, and development continues to this day.


Agios Stefanos has a few schools, lyceums, a few gymnasia, banks, churches, a post office and a few squares (plateies).

Historical population

Year Population Change Municipal population
1981 2,388 - -
1991 5,243 2,855/119.56% 5,333
2001 9,271 4,028/76.83% 9,451

External links

North: Afidnes
West:Kryoneri Agios Stefanos East: Stamata
South: Anixi

See also

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