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Koropi (Greek, Modern: Κορωπί, Ancient/Katharevousa: -on), is a suburb in the eastern part of Athens, Greece. It is the seat of the municipality Kropia. The Hymettus mountain is to the west. It has a metro station via subway station. It serves access with the Attiki Odos (numbers 6), the main section was served to its east but by March 2004, it now has its own interchange with the Hymettus Ring with Lavriou Avenue. The Attiki Odos runs to the northeast and east while the Hymettus rung runs slightly south of the centre. A tunnel is to its northwest. It is located SE of GR-1/E75 (Athens - Lamia - Thessaloniki), E and SE of Kifissia Avenue, SW of Rafina, NW of Sounio, 6 km W Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport and about 20 km E of downtown Athens. The main streets include Lavrio Avenue, Vari - Koropi Road to the southwest and the Koropi bypass.

Places

Koropi is mostly surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. There is an industrial park and a hillside mine to the south.Attiki Odos runs to the east, with a new, extensive network of roads connecting it to the 2-lane Vari-Koropi Road, the Lavrion and Sounion Avenues near Markopoulo, and the Eleftherios Venizelos Airport.

Agia Marina Koropiou
Agios Dimitrios Koropiou

Population history

1981 - 12,873
1991 - 12,790 (-0.64%)
2001 - 16,813

About Koropi

Around 1996 and 1997, a tremendous forest fire burning from the south of Ymittos headed for Koropi, some of its groves were burnt, mostly forests suffered destruction from the fire's fury. The fire was gladly escaped much of the agricultural portion and the city of Koropi.
Economy

Olympic Air, owned by Marfin Investment Group, has its head office in Koropi,[1]

When Athens Airways existed, its head office was in Koropi.[2]
Notable people

Georgios Papasideris, athlete, competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics

See also
Portal icon Greece portal

List of municipalities of Attica

References

^ "Prospectus." Marfin Investment Group. 8 February 2010. Retrieved on 27 June 2010. "OLYMPIC AIR’s registered seat is located at the 1st km of Koropi-Vari Avenue and Ifaistou Str., in the municipality of Koropi, Prefecture of Attica."
^ "Contact Us." Athens Airways. Retrieved on 8 September 2010. "38 Vassileos Konstantinou Str, GR 19400, Koropi Attikis" - Greek address: "Βασιλέως Κωνσταντίνου 38, ΤΚ 19400, Κορωπί Αττικής"

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