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Kouvaras (Greek, Modern: Κουβάρα, Ancient/Katharevousa: -ς), also Kouvara is a community of the Greek prefecture of Attica. ouvara is about 2 km east of the Glyka Nera-Sounio highway (GR-91 linking Glyka Nera and Sounio. Keratea is located approximately 39 to 40 km SE of Athens, S of the Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport and the Attiki Odos (numbers 6 and 62), WNW of Cape Sounio and south of the Hymettus Ring.
The mountains dominates the southern and the northern parts of the municipality and consists of rocks and grasslands, forests lies in the eastern portion while the rest of the area are made up of farmlands. Agriculture and a few businesses are the most popular industry in Kavouras, the shift to urban is not common as other parts of Athens but remains about most of the population and housing was slow. Later, Kouvara became part of the Athens Metropolitan Area. Suburban housing did not affect much in Kouvaras. In the 1980s a bypass constructed southwest of Keratea and is located southwest.
Other features includes a football/soccer field hundreds lying south of the community centre and is home to the Kouvaras AC.
Kouvaras has a school, a lyceum, banks, churches, a post office and squares (plateies), its nearest gymnasia or high school is in Keratea.
Division of the community
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