Anthousa, also Anthoussa (Greek: Ανθούσα meaning "in blossom") is a suburb of the periphery of Attica, Greece.
It lies north of Marathonos Avenue. It belongs to the group of communities and municipalites which are south of Penteli Mountain called Mesogeia. Marathonos Avenue is an exhibition center for which the suburb is known, while the residential area lies on the hill. It is a suburb full of green and trees, mostly quiet, as there are few residents.
The mountains dominates the northern part, farmlands formerly covered the area which now dominates the southern part, the rest are built-up areas including shops. Businesses are the most popular industry in Anthousa, the population in the 1990s shifted from rural to urban as subruban housing boomed in Anthousa. The population growth in percentage between 1981 and 1991 was the fastest in the prefecture of Attica.
Anthoussa has a school, a lyceum a gymnasia or high school, banks, churches, a post office and a few squares (plateies).
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Coordinates: 23°52′38″N, 37°1′36″W