Athens Greece editable vector map svg free

Editable Vector Map of the Athens Greece in SVG format.
Can be edited in the following programs: Adobe Illustrator, CorelDraw, Inkscape
Principal streets and roads, names places, residential streets and roads, road number labels, water objects, landuse areas.

Athens Greece editable vector map svg free

Athens Greece editable vector map svg free

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Athens, the capital of Greece, is known for its rich history and vibrant urban life. Here are some of the principal streets, roads, and city districts of Athens:

Principal Streets and Roads

  1. Ermou Street: One of the main shopping streets in Athens, pedestrianized and lined with a variety of shops, cafes, and boutiques.
  2. Stadiou Street: An important avenue running through the city center, connecting Syntagma Square with Omonia Square.
  3. Panepistimiou Street: Also known as Eleftherios Venizelos Avenue, this major road runs parallel to Stadiou Street and is home to many neoclassical buildings, including the University of Athens.
  4. Vasilissis Sofias Avenue: A major avenue that passes many important landmarks, including the Hellenic Parliament, the National Gardens, and the Benaki Museum.
  5. Syngrou Avenue: A key thoroughfare that connects the city center with the southern suburbs and the coast.
  6. Patission Street: Also known as 28 October Avenue, this road extends from Omonia Square to the northern suburbs and is lined with shops and cultural institutions like the National Archaeological Museum.
  7. Poseidonos Avenue: Running along the coast, this avenue connects the southern suburbs and is known for its seaside views and proximity to beaches.

Principal City Districts

  1. Plaka: One of the oldest neighborhoods in Athens, located under the Acropolis, known for its narrow streets, neoclassical architecture, and traditional tavernas.
  2. Monastiraki: Famous for its flea market, vibrant atmosphere, and historic sites, including the Ancient Agora and the Roman Forum.
  3. Syntagma: The heart of modern Athens, home to the Greek Parliament, Syntagma Square, and the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
  4. Kolonaki: An upscale district known for its fashionable boutiques, art galleries, and cafes.
  5. Exarcheia: Known for its alternative vibe, street art, and political activism, this area is popular with students and intellectuals.
  6. Gazi: A former industrial area turned into a nightlife and cultural hub, centered around the Technopolis cultural complex.
  7. Pangrati: A residential neighborhood with a mix of old and new, offering many cafes, bars, and small parks.
  8. Koukaki: Located near the Acropolis, this area has become popular with both locals and tourists for its cafes, bars, and proximity to major attractions.
  9. Psiri: Known for its nightlife, with numerous bars, restaurants, and live music venues.
  10. Kypseli: A densely populated area known for its multicultural atmosphere and vibrant street life.

These streets and districts form the core of Athens’ urban landscape, each offering a unique blend of history, culture, and modern amenities.

Author: Kirill Shrayber, Ph.D.

I have been working with vector cartography for over 25 years, including GPS, GIS, Adobe Illustrator and other professional cartographic software.