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| Population: (1991)|
around 270 m at Cephissus
around 600 to 1,000 m at Penteli
|Area/distance code:|| 11-30-210 (030-210)|
-623, 800 thru 809
|Car designation:|| |
|Address of administration:|| Dionysou and Myrsinis Sts.|
Kifissia 145 62
Kifissia (Greek, Modern: Κηφισιά;, Ancient/Katharevousa: Κηφισσιά;, Ancient form/Latin: Cephissia) or Kifisia is a northern suburb of Athens, Greece. It has a city surface train station (ISAP or the Green Line) which is presently a part of Attiko Metro. The Kifissos is west of Kifissia. Half of the municipality's size includes a part of Penteli mountain. The rest are made up of urban areas in the west, the central and the east. Industrial buildings are mainly to the westcentral part of Kifissia.
- Ano Kifissia
- Kato Kifissia
- Nea Kifissia
Kifissia as Cephissia dates back to ancient times along with the ancient municipality of Epicephesia . It is accessed by Kifissia Avenue which runs from east of Athens up to Theseos Avenue in Nea Erythraia which is named after this area as a road from Athens. It also has a steep curve and is two-laned.
A famous glass skyscraper which was built in the 1980s and was one of the tallest towers in Athens and area but not in Greece was part of the scenes used for the beginning of the episodes of ANT1's Lampsis in the late-1980s - 1990s. It had around 25 to 30 stories. A forest park is situated in the southeast which is filled with pine and some other types of trees and the boundary with Marousi. The glasses of the skyscraper was ruined and the building became abandoned in the late 1990s. The area also has a anti-cancer hospital named Agioi Anargyroi in the area.
|North: Nea Erythraia|
|West: Acharnai and Lykovryssi
||Kifissia||East: Dionysos , Politia , Nea Penteli (communes) and Nea Erythraia|
|South: Metamorfosi, Marousi, Melissia and Pefki|
- See also: List of cities in Greece
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