Ilioupoli (meaning Sun City in Greek) is a suburban municipality in the southeastern part of the Athens urban area, Greece. Its name is the modern form of the ancient name of Heliopolis in Egypt. Development of Ilioupoli started around 1924, when Greek refugees from Asia Minor settled there.
Ilioupoli is 6 km southeast of Athens city centre. The municipality has an area of 12.724 km2. It lies at the western foot of the forested Hymettus mountain, which covers the eastern half of the municipality. Its built-up area is continuous with those of neighbouring suburbs Ymittos, Agios Dimitrios, Alimos and Argyroupoli. The main thoroughfares are Vouliagmenis Avenue, which connects Ilioupoli with central Athens, and Venizelou Avenue.
Ilioupoli is subdivided into 11 quarters: Agia Marina, Agia Mavra, Agia Paraskevi, Agios Konstantinos-Kanaria, Ano Ilioupoli, Astynomika-Panorama, Kato Ilioupoli, Kentro, Nisaki, Typografika and Chalikaki. Ilioupoli has an uncommon street plan, characterised by 5 sets of concentric circular or oval streets.
0:00 Pikrodafni Stream
3:25 Kalavryta Park – Ilioupoli
10:13 Navarinou Park
14:35 Andrea Papandreou avenue
19:40 Protopapa avenue
23:15 28is Oktovriou square
25:42 El. Venizelou avenue
30:40 National Resistance square
36:15 Iroon Politechniou avenue
42:12 Dimarxou Pavlou Pentari str
42:42 Aeroporias square
43:45 Konstantinou Karamanli str
49:18 25is Martiou square
51:23 Kotzia str
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