Lykovrysi, Lykovryssi, Likovrisi or Likovrissi, (Greek: Λυκόβρυση from λύκο(ς) lykos wolf and βρύση vrysi spring), is a suburb in the northern part of Athens, Greece. Lykovrysi is one of the smallest municipalities in the Athens area and one of the smallest in the agglomeration. Lykovrysi is accessed by the Lykovrysi Interchange at the GR-1/E75 (Athens - Lamia - Thessaloniki) to the north at the 14th km and several main streets including Amarousiou Avenue. It is located about 80 km SE of Thiva, about 65 km SSE of Chalkida, SW of Marathon, W of Kifissias Avenue, and about 15 km N of Athens via GR-1 and 12 km directly and about 3 km NE and north of the Attiki Odos (number 6). A road linking to Dekeleia and Tatoiou is to the north.
A neighbourhood at Lykovrysi, Housing at Lykovrysi, Zoodochos Pigi Church,
The area was made up of farmlands. Farmlands used to dominate the land which included groves. Forests were rarely common and are presently situated in some empty areas and along with the Cephissus. In the mid to the late 20th century, urban development and industrial buildings replaced much of the farmlands. Also the industrial area are around the northern part of Lykovrysi along with Athens' sewage plant Today, about most of the land are residential areas. The remaining farmlands today are around Zefyri range where is made up of rocks and bushes. Businesses include Vako and Ilamko. Other businesses includes the Soil Science Institute and the Institute of Technology of Agricultural Products which is administered by NAGREF.
38.0667 (38°4') N
23.778 (23°46'49") E
about 160 m
about 250 m
-280 thru 289
|Address of administration:
||23 Agias Varvaras St.
The area are mainly made up of urban areas and the industrial area to the north. The Cephissus river lies to the northwest. The Parnitha can be seen and the Penteli mountains to the northeast. The higher parts of the mountains of Aegaleo and the Hymettus can be seen.
In the mid-20th century, the sewage plant which supplies water to the Athens area and does sewage treatment is slightly east of he GR-1/E75 superhighway. I was first opened a few years later. The area are about 0.1 km².
Lykovrysi has schools (including the British school, St.Catherine's British Embassy School), a few lyceums, gymnasia, banks, a train station, a sports centre, cinemas, post offices and squares (plateies).
House Prices: around 1400 Euro/m2
The earthquake of September 7, 1999 affected the area but caused minor damages.