|Location:||38° 3′ 13″ N, 23° 47′ 58″ E|
about 200 m
around around 250 m
|Area/distance code:||11-30-210 (030-210)|
-610 through 619, 800 through 809
|Address of administration:||34 Ag. Athanasiou St.|
Marousi 151 24
Maroussi or Amaroussi, also Marousi and Amarousi, (Greek, Modern: Μαρούσι, Katharevousa: -on) older forms: Amarousio, Amarousion, Amaroussi, Amaroussio, Amaroussion and Marousion is a suburban city NE of Athens, Greece. It is one of the largest municipalities of Athens. The Athens Olympic Sports Complex, the largest sports complex is Greece, is also there, next to the German School of Athens. Its main street is Kifisias Avenue, and also contains four of the ISAP train stations and two of the Suburban Railway. It is the birthplace of the famous Greek musical actress Aliki Vougiouklaki. ANT1 television station and studios are also located in this community, as are the main offices of the Greek subsidiaries of international corporations Kodak, Bayer, Kimberly-Clark, Coca-Cola and Nestlé. Amarousi dates back to ancient times. It is accessed by Kifissias Avenue.
Its forests are in the northeast and the size is large, the rest of the area is residential with industrial buildings mainly within Kifissias Avenue.
- Spiridon Loues, a water carrier who won the first modern-day Marathon at the 1896 Summer Olympics, thereby becoming a national hero
- Aliki Vougiouklaki, actress
Maroussi is now known as the Financial District of Athens housing many corporate buildings as well as many modern facilities and infrastructures. It is full of modern low-rise office builings and could possibly be the first area of Athens to approve of Highrise construction since the 1980s.
- See also: List of cities in Greece
|North: Pefki, Kifissia|
|West: Heraklio, Pefki||Marousi/Amaroussi||East: Vrilissia, Melissia|
|South: Filothei (SE), Chalandri|