Thursday, December 13, 2007

Our City:New Philadelphia

Patriarxou sq.

Coordinates: 38°2′N 23°42′E
Nea Filadelfia
(in Greek: Νέα Φιλαδέλφεια, meaning New Philadelphia) is a suburb in the northern part of Athens, Greece. The suburb was settled by Greek refugees from Anatolia in Asia Minor (specifically the region around the ancient city of Philadelphia) after 1922.

Nea Philadelpheia in 1933

The area was made up of farmlands and forests dominated the area. In the early to mid-20th century, urban development replaced much of the farmlands. Today, a big part of the municipality is urbanized while the businesses are along the main roads.

Town Hall

Nea Filadelfeia has 9 Primary schools, 4 Secondary Schools (one of them is athletic type) and 3 High Schools. Among threm is the 3rd High School of Nea Filadelfia "Miltos Kountouras", famous for the events and educational projects that organizes

1 comment:

The smarts from Mioveni said...

Maybe in the future we'll visite your beutiful City!