Papagou

Papagou (Greek: Παπάγου or Παπάγος Papagos) is a suburb and municipal unit in the eastern part of the Athens agglomeration, Greece. The town is named after Marshal Alexandros Papagos, a general who led the Greek Army in the Second World War and the Greek Civil War, before becoming Prime Minister of Greece. The Greek Ministry of National Defense is located in town.

Papagou was part of the municipality of Cholargos until 1965, when it became a separate community. It became a municipality in 1982.

Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Papagou-Cholargos, of which it is a municipal unit according to the Kallikratis Plan.

 

 

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