|Location:||37° 58′ 36″ N, 23° 45′ 52″ E|
about 110 m
around 1,100 near Hymettus
|Area/distance code:||11-30-210 (030-210)|
-740 through 749
|Address of administration:||7 Georgiou Zografou St.|
Zografou (Greek: Ζωγράφου), rarely Zografos, is a suburb in the eastern part of Athens, Greece. Zografou is located about 5 km from downtown Athens, about 2 km SW of Katechaki Avenue 4 km from the Hymettus Ring (number 65) which is part of the Attiki Odos private superhighway network and 3 km E of Kifissias Avenue. The city is passed by Olof Palme Avenue.
The area was made up of farmlands and some forests dominated the area. The area was of mixed farming which included pastures, vegetables and groves. In the mid-20th century, suburban housing developments from Athens came over eliminated farmlands leaving empty space in the northeast. The forests which are made up of pines are situated in the south, southeast and the east and a small park lies in the north. It is now made up of corporate buildings. The campus of the University of Athens is situated in the south along with the private road linking Hymettus' communication towers. Zografou's hospital is in the northeast near Papagou. Much of the municipality are made up of grasslands and rocks which is part of the Hymettus range. Much of the area are hilly in the west
Zografou has schools, lyceums, gymnasia, banks, post offices and squares (plateies).
The eastern bypass of Athens is in the east and some mines is situated in the east.
Sites of Interests
- Gounaropoulos Museum - A museum named after Gounaropoulos along with its street. It was founded in 1977, website: http://www.culture.gr/4/42/422/42202/42202n/e42202n1.html, in Greek
- Marika Kotopouli Museum - founded in 1990 and is named after Marika Kotopouli
|West: Athens||Zografou||East: Paeania|
|South: Kaisariani and Vyronas|