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38.991 (38°54'10") N lat. 23.843 (23°44'41") E long.
| Population: (1991)|
about 25 to 30 m
about 800 m, southcentral Hymettus
|Area/distance code:|| 11-30-210 (030-210)|
-960 thru 969
|Car designation:|| |
|3-letter abbreviation:||AYP (Argyroupplis)|
|Address of administration:|| 2 Athanasios Diakou St.|
Argyroupoli 164 20
Argyroupoli or Argiroupoli (Greek: Αργυρούποληις meaning "silver city" from αργύρος argyros silver and πολη polis city), older forms: Argyroupolis and Argiroupolis, Latin: Argyropolis, is a suburb in the southern part of Athens, Greece. The Hymettus mountain is to the east and are mainly grasslands while forests are north of Argyroupoli. The nearest Attiko Metro subway station is at Alexandros Panagoulis station . It serves access with the Attiki Odos (number 63), the Hymettus Ring to the north and Vouliagmenis Avenue to the west. It is located S of Athens, SE of Piraeus and NW of Sounio.
The area were made up of farmlands that were mainly pastures or groves. In the 1960s and the 1990s, urban development and a few businesses replaced much of the farmlands. Argyroupoli has no farmlands left. The nearest beach is in Alimos. Businesses are within Vouliagmenis Avenue to the west. Roads are partially lined from north to south. Elliniko is to the south
Argyroupoli has schools, a few lyceums, a few gymnasia, banks, a post office and squares (plateies) including Agia Triada square .
| West: Alimos ||Agrygoupoli||East: Kropia|
|Southwest: Elliniko||South: Glyfada|
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