Fast Facts

Location
Athens is located in the plain of Attica which is bound by a number of Mountains [Aegaleo, Parnitha, Hymettus and Penteli] and the Saronic Gulf. 

Dialing code
 21

Emergency numbers
Fire: 199
Police: 100
Tourist Police: 171
Ambulance: 166

Population 
3.7 million
 
Languages
Greek, English, French and German

Time zone
UTC + 2/3

Average January temperatures
 11 °C  
Average July temperatures
 33.5 °C