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Athens, Greece

General Information

Theme

Urban Regeneration linked to Redevelopment of Heritage

Language

English

Description

Athens is the largest city of Greece, with a urban populat ion of more than 3.000 inhabitants, a metropolitan population of around 3.700.000 citizens and around 660.000 residents within the municipality ,corresponding to the historic core city. Athens is home to two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the Acropolis of Athens and themedieval Daphni Monastery. The Acropolis was inscribed in the List in 1987. Credit : Enrico Fontanari et al. (dir.), Global Report Culture and Sustainable Urban Development: Regional Report on Urban Conservation and Regeneration in Europe, UNESCO and IUAV, 2015, Annexes 2 p. 06-08.