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Lykovrysi (Greek: Λυκόβρυση; formerly Γλυκόβρυση Glykovrysi), is a suburb in the northern part of Athens, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Lykovrysi-Pefki, of which it is a municipal unit.[1]


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Lykovrysi is accessed by the Lykovrysi Interchange at the GR-1/E75 (Athens - Lamia - Thessaloniki) to the north at the 14th km and several main streets including Amarousiou Avenue. It is located about 80 km SE of Thiva, about 65 km SSE of Chalkida, SW of Marathon, W of Kifissias Avenue, and about 15 km N of Athens via GR-1 and 12 km directly and about 3 km NE and north of the Attiki Odos (number 6). A road linking to Dekeleia and Tatoiou is to the north.

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Formerly an area of farmlands, today most of the land is built up. The remaining farmlands today are around Zefyri range where is made up of rocks and bushes. The Cephissus river lies to the northwest. Businesses include Vako and Ilamko. Other businesses includes the Soil Science Institute and the Institute of Technology of Agricultural Products which is administered by NAGREF. There are branches of several banks including National Bank of Greece and Eurobank and a post office (located opposite the town hall).

Schools

Τhere are a couple of primary schools, the '1st and the 2nd Primary School of Lykovrysi', a gymnasium (junior high school), the '1st Gymnasium of Lykovrysi', a lyceum (senior high school), the '1st Lyceum of Lykovrysi', as well as St. Catherine's British Embassy School.

Historical population
Year Population
1981 4,437
1991 5,965
2001 8,116

See also

List of municipalities of Attica


References

^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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