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Peristeri

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For other uses, see Peristeri (disambiguation).
Statistics
Metropolitan Area: Athens
Location: Template:Coor dms
Area:
-Total
-Water
-Rank

10 km▓

Rank xxth
Population: (2001)
 - Total
 - Density¹
 - Rank

 137,288

 around/13,728km▓</small>
Elevation:
 -lowest:
 -centre:

about 45 m
50 m(centre)
around 100 m
Postal code: 121 and 126
Area/distance code: 11-30-210 (030-210)
-570 thru 9
Municipal code: 0139
Car designation: Y (prev.)
Z pres.

Peristeri, older forms Peristerio and Peristerion is a suburban community in Athens area (Attica), Greece. It is located about 5 km NW of the downtown area. The municipality is bordered by the Cephissus/Cephissos River, Athinon Avenue (GR-8), Chaidari in the west and Petroupoli in the northwest. The size is around 10 km². Peristeri includes the northern half of the Athens Industrial Area. Its main streets are Kennedy Street and ThÝvon Street. The Athens Bus Terminal is in the east slightly east of Peristeri along with its nearest station in Sepolia, a part of Athens.

Peristeri has schools, lyceums, gymnasia, banks, a post office and squares (plateies). Peristeri has a secondary junior division football/soccer team named AEF Peristeriou.

Historical population

Year Municipal population Change Density
1981 140,858 - around 14,085.8/km²
1991 137,288 3,570/2.53% around 13,728.8/km²

Site of interest

Persons

North: Petroupoli
West: Petroupoli, Chaidari Peristeri East: Athens
South: Aegaleo
ro:Peristerion
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