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Metropolitan Area: Athens
Location: 37° 58′ 36″ N, 23° 45′ 52″ E

4 km²
Population: (2001)
 - Total
 - Density¹
 - Rank


 around 14,307.5/km²

about 110 m
130 m(centre)
around 1,100 near Hymettus
Postal code: 157
Area/distance code: 11-30-210 (030-210)
-740 through 749
Municipal code: 0117
Car designation: Y (prev.)
Z pres.
3-letter abbreviation: ZGR
Address of administration: 7 Georgiou Zografou St.
Zografou 157

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

Historical population

Year Municipal population Change Density
1981 84,548 - around 9,394.22/km²
1991 80,492 -4,056/-4.8% around 8,943.5/km²

External links

North: Papagou
West: Athens Zografou East: Paeania
South: Kaisariani and Vyronas

See also: