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Attica: What the well-known places names, means around Athens

I'm sure you've noticed that many areas where we live in Attica have double names. A name that is valid today but also the one that used to be in force. Many of these names in Attica, in fact, refer to the time of the Turkish occupation. An important factor affecting these names was undoubtedly the presence of the Arvanites. Some names can't even imagine what they might mean and what their etymology is. Let's go see some of these... Markopoulo, Attica It is a continuation of an old Arvanitikos ...

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