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38.0475 (38°2'22') N lat. 23.0682 (23°40'58) E long.
| Population: (2001)|
around 90 m (Cephissus plain), southeast
about 150 m(centre)
around 200 m
|Postal code:||131 and 133|
|Area/distance code:|| 11-30-210 (030-210)|
-260 thru 269
|Car designation:|| |
|3-letter abbreviation:||ILN (Ilion)|
|Address of administration:|| 1A Bibiza St.|
Ilio 131 22
Ilio, also and primarily Nea Liosia or Nea Liossia (Greek, modern: Ίλιο, Ancient/Katharevousa: -is, for Nea Liosia: Νέα Λιόσια), older form Ilion, ancient form: Ilium is a suburb in the west northwestern part of Athens, Greece. The two mountaintops of Aigaleo lies to the west. It is also located ESE of Eleusis, S of the Attiki Odos (number 6), W and SW of Kifissou Avenue (GR-1/E75 , NWAthens, and N of Piraeus and Poseidonos Avenue. The main streets are one linking to Kamatero and near Patission Avenue and one slightly 1 km north of Lenorman Avenue.
Ilio were mainly made up of farmlands. Pasture farming and groves were common. Urban development replaced much of the farmlands between the 1950s and the 1990s and continues until the late-1990s and are rarely continuing. Today, most of the municipality are urbanized or residential. The rocky landscape of Aigaleo with a few bushes lies to the west and to the north. Mining was common in the western part between the 1960s and the late-20th century. Forests dominate the squares.
Sites of interest
- National Sports Center of Nea Liosia , Akratiios rarely plays in this stadium
Ilio or Nea Liossia has schools, lyceums, gymnasia, banks, a police station, a post office, supermarkets, parks and sporting fields including several near the mountain and squares (plateies).
- Mapquest - Ilion, street map not yet available
- September 1999 earthquake in Nea Liosia
- In Greek:
- From Nea Liosia to Ilio (in Greek)
|Northwest: Ano Liosia||North: Ano Liosia and Kamatero||Northeast: Petroupoli|
|West: Petroupolil||Ilio (Nea Liosia)||East: Agioi Anargyroi|
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