Τhe Athens 2012 conference will be held at the Papagos-Cholargos Municipality City Hall (55 Perikleous st, ZIP: 15 562).
The conference begins at the Papagos – Cholargos Municipality that was created from the consolidation of Papagos and Cholargos Municipalities. The two Municipalities were merged when the “kallikratis plan” took effect on January 2011. The two Ex-Municipalities now represent two communes. The Papagos and the Cholargos Commune.
Papagos Commune is a suburb in the northeastern part of Athens Greece. The city is named after Marshal Alexandros papagos, a Greek army general who served in the second world war. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Papagos-Cholargos of which it is a municipal unit.
Papagos Commune has a population of about 13.207 residents. These numbers are based on 2001 statistics. Nowadays the population is estimated in about 20.000 residents.
Papagos is located W of Attiki Odos (number 65), which is also known as the Hymettus Ring opened in 2004 with interchanges to the northeast and the southeast at Katechaki Avenue, W of Rafina, NW of Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, NE of Athens and Vouliagmenis Avenue and S of Kifissia and its northern suburbs. Papagou is accessed with the main roads of Katechaki Avenue, with another main road linking to Olaf Palme Street in the south in Zografou, and Mesogeion Avenue in Neo Psychiko to the west.
Cholargos is a suburb of Athens, Greece, located northeast of the city center and about 6 kilometers away from Syntagma square. It is accessed by Messogion Avenue in the west and is now accessed to Attiki Odos at number 6 north of the town hall. The name of the suburb dates back to the ancient Athens and the most prominent “Χολαργεύς” (citizen of Cholargos) was Pericles.
Cholargos Commune has a population of about 32.166 residents. These numbers are based on 2001 statistics. Nowadays the population is estimated in about 55.000 residents.
Both of the communes have many sightseen which the visitors can visit easily by using the Metro or the local buses.
The visitors may also visit the ancient monuments in the Centre of Athens since they are very close to the conference Venue by using the Metro.
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