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Peristeri

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Peristeri
Περιστέρι

Location
Peristeri is located in Greece
Peristeri
Peristeri
Coordinates 38°1′N 23°41′E / 38.017°N 23.683°E / 38.017; 23.683Coordinates: 38°1′N 23°41′E / 38.017°N 23.683°E / 38.017; 23.683
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 50 m (164 ft)
Government
Country: Greece
Periphery: Attica
Prefecture: Athens
Districts: 4
Mayor: Andreas Pachatouridis
Population statistics (as of 2001[1])
City
- Population: 137,918
- Area:[2] 10.050 km² (4 sq mi)
- Density: 13,723 /km² (35,543 /sq mi)
Codes
Postal: 121 xx, 126 xx
Telephone: 210
Auto: Y, Z, I
Website
www.peristeri.gr

Peristeri (Greek: Περιστέρι, standing for "pigeon/dove" in Greek), older forms Peristerio and Peristerion is a suburban municipality in Athens, Greece, located about 5 km NW of the downtown area. The municipality is bordered by the Cephissus/Cephissos River, Athinon Avenue (GR-8), Chaidari in the west and Petroupoli in the northwest, with a size of around 10 km2 (4 sq mi). The area includes the northern half of the Athens Industrial Area, with its main streets taking in Ethnikis Antistaseos Street and P. Tsaldari Street. The town also has a sizable Assyrian population who have immigrated from Iraq and Turkey over the past 30 years.

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