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Athens, Greece

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 37.983810, 23.727539.

Known as one of the oldest cities in the world, Athens is the capital city of Greece and also one of the most beautiful and the most touristy places in the southern Europe. The city is located in a small valley surrounded by small hills from its southern and eastern parts. The name of the city is derived from the name of the Greek Goddess of Wisdom, Athena. The city can be considered a large antic culture museum on the open air, with a huge number of ancient buildings like the Acropolis, the Wind Tower, the Building of the Hellenic Parliament, the Zappeion Hall, Monastiraki Market, plenty of old churches and markets, parks and gardens, facilities for shopping and recreation, and so on. The local cuisine and the local culture are unique, and Athens is reported to be one of the most visited tourist destinations in the southern Europe.

Athens was the capital city of the Ancient Greek civilization and was the principal center of cultural and social life of the ancient Greek people. There are a few historical buildings like the one of the Pantheon or the Acropolis preserved since the times of the Ancient Greek Empire. There is a large number of the world's most important historical and cultural monuments in the city which are protected by UNESCO and are on the list of the most important World's Heritage Sites. Athens is a destination for shoppers and those who want to improve their health as there are a few excellent hospitals and clinics in the city. Athens is a known center of sports and often becomes the host of various international sports events like the Olympic Games, the World Championships, and many others.

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Athens, Greece Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Athens, Greece is 37.983810, and the longitude is 23.727539. Athens, Greece is located at Greece country in the Cities place category with the gps coordinates of 37° 59' 1.7160'' N and 23° 43' 39.1404'' E.

Athens, Greece Geographic Information
CountryGreece
Latitude37.983810
Longitude23.727539
DMS Lat37° 59' 1.7160'' N
DMS Long23° 43' 39.1404'' E
UTM Easting739,545.42
UTM Northing4,207,529.27
CategoryCities
Country CodeGR
Zoom Level8

Coordinates of Athens, Greece is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.


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