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Akadimia (or Akademia) Platonos (Greek: Ακαδημία Πλάτωνος) is a subdivision located 3 km (2 mi) west-northwest of the downtown part of the Greek capital of Athens. The area is named after Plato's Academy. The area is densely populated, with people mainly living in five to seven storey buildings. Major streets bordering this subdivision include Lenorman Avenue to the east, Palamidou Street to the south and Athinon Avenue (GR-8 and GR-8A and E90 westbound. The two main squares are Akademia Platonos and Metaxa. The population is approximately 10,000 to 15,000.

Neighboring subdivisions

Sepolia, north

Kolonos, east

Profitis Daniil, south

Votanikos, south


The Plato's Academy was first built in the area. The area saw housing developments in the early part of the 20th century when Athens' began to grow as well as an industrial being added, the area after World War II and the Greek Civil War saw taller buildings to be added.

Residential streets

Here are list of residential streets, several residential streets are named after places in the Peloponnese as well as famous people and some myths. Neighborhood streets runs from WSW to ESE and from NNW to SSE This list excludes major streets which are mentioned on the top. There are 30 streets and avenues in this subdivision.

  • Alamanas Street
  • Alexandrias Street
  • Amlianis Street Angelopoulou Street
  • Argous Street
  • Astrous Street
  • Dimosthenous Street
  • Epidavrou Street
  • Evrosynis Street
  • Evkleidis Street
  • Flioudos Street
  • Gordiou Street
  • Levidiou Street
  • Marathonomachon Street
  • Milou Street
  • Monastiraki Street
  • Nafpliou Street
  • Nevrokopiou Street?
  • Platonos Street
  • Pylou Street
  • Serron Street
  • Tilefanous Street
  • Themiskyras Street
  • Tileou Street
  • Tripoleos Street
  • Vassilikon Street
  • Vourbiani Street


Akadimia Platonos has a schools, lyceums (middle schools), gymnasia (secondary schools), a churches, banks, shops and squares (plateies). The nearest Attiko Metro subway station is to the east.

Akadimia Platonos
Ακαδημία Πλάτωνος
Metropolitan area: Athens
Agglomeration: Mikro Daktylo
Area: 100 ha, about 1 km²
Distance from city hall: approx. 3 km
Area/distance code: 11-(00)30-210

Car designation: YA-YZ, ZB-ZZ

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