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Administrative Region : Attica
Regional unit : North Athens

Metamorfosi (Greek: Μεταμόρφωση, which means "transfiguration", older form: Metamorfosis) is a suburb in the northern part of Athens, Greece, and a municipality of the Attica region. Metamorfosi is accessed by the Tatoiou Street (Metamorfosi) Interchange at the GR-1/E75 (Athens - Lamia - Thessaloniki) to the northwest at the 12th km, Attiki Odos (number 6) 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 14 km N of Athens via GR-1 and about 3 km NE and north of the Attiki Odos (number 6). The main road linking to Nea Filadelfeia and Kifissia runs through Metamorfosi and northwest Tatoiou street.

The area was made up of farmlands. Farmlands used to dominate the land which included groves. In the mid to late 20th century, urban development and industrial buildings replaced much of the farmlands. The industrial area is around the northern and the northeastern part of Metamorfosi. Today, most of the land is residential area. The southern and the central part are urbanized while the northern part is industrialized. The companies include Tudor Hellenic SA on Plastira street. The Cephissus River is to the west. Parnitha Mt can be seen to the north and Penteli Mt to the northeast. The higher parts of the mountains of Aegaleo and the Hymettus can be seen.


The earthquake of September 7, 1999 affected the area but caused minor damage.

Historical population
Year Population
1981 17,840
1991 21,052
2001 26,448


Metamorfosi Athens
Metamorfosi Chalkidiki
Metamorfosi Chania
Metamorfosi Evoia
Metamorfosi Kastoria
Metamorfosi Karditsa
Metamorfosi Palama Karditsa
Metamorfosi Kilkis
Metamorfosi Kozani
Metamorfosi Lakonia
Metamorfosi Mesinia
Metamorfosi Troizinia

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