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Athens Greece

Sister Cities since: 1984
Mayor: George Kaminis

Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world, its’ history can be traced back almost 4000 years to the earliest of. As the capital of Greece, it is home to the Acropolis, one of the most advanced citadels built during it’s time. Athens reached its culmination in the Classical Period of the fifth century BC, becoming a powerful city-state and artistic center.
It was during this period that the city experienced a flourish of artistic innovation in art, architecture, literature, and philosophy that has had a profound influence on human civilization.

Distance from LA

Distance to Los Angeles
6925 Miles


772,072 City Population


Average Temperature:
Temperate and Mild

Weather Patterns:
Wet Winters and Hot, Dry Summers



Countries that use this currency:
Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finian, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuamia, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain.

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