Agios Konstantinos (Greek: Άγιος Κωνσταντίνος meaning Saint Constantine), other forms: Agios Konstandinos, Agios Konstadinos, Ayios Konstantinos, Ayios Konstandinos and Ayios Konstadinos is a community of the Greek prefecture of Attica. Agios Konstantinos is about 2 km east of the Glyka Nera-Sounio highway (GR-91 linking Glyka Nera and Sounio. Keratea is located approximately 48 km SE of Athens, ESE of the Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport and the Attiki Odos (numbers 6 and 62) and N of Cape Sounio. In the ancient times, the area was known as Maronia and the previous name was Kamariza.
The mountains dominates the northern, the southern the western and the eastern parts of the municipality and consists of rocks and grasslands, forests lies in parts of the area and in the central part and the valley areas are farmlands. Agriculture and a few businesses are the most popular industry in Agios Konstantinos, the shift to urban is not common as other parts of Athens but remains about most of the population and housing was slow. Later, Agios Konstantinos became part of the Athens Metropolitan Area. Suburban housing did not affect much in Agios Konstantinos, luxury homes and properties covers the eastern and the central parts. In the 1980s the 2-lane expansion was constructed west of Agios Konstantinos.
Agios Konstantinos is famous for its mining areas as well as its neighboring Laurium, the mining town and is part of the mining district of Laurium. Mineral rocks founded around this area includes azurite, chalcoalumite, calcite, austinite, adamite and more.
Agios Konstantinos has a school, a lyceum, banks, churches, a post office and a few squares (plateies), its nearest gymnasia or high school is in Lavrio.
Division of the community
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