Athens is one of the world’s oldest cities. Today, under the shadow of Parthenon, the contemporary urban scenery of the sprawling city reflects its exciting history, its multi- cultural modern personality as well as the infrastructure and facilities.
The Municipality of Athens (also City of Athens), has a population of 664,046 within its official limits, and a land area of 38.96 km2. Athens is an ideal all year round city break destination, an open air museum.
The Mayor of Athens is assisted by 10 Vice – Mayors with special competences. The City of Athens comprises seven City District Councils, each one responsible for the management of all local matters and citizens may seek assistance from their City District.