Located on the eastern edge of Central Greece and projecting into the Aegean Sea, the triangular peninsula of Attica covers a large area of approximately 3,808 square kilometers. In classical Greece, the historical region of Attica held great significance, encompassing the powerful city-state of Athens. Today, in addition to Athens, the modern administrative region of Attica includes the cities of Piraeus, Eleusis, Megara, Laurium, and Marathon, the municipality of Troizinia on the Peloponnesian mainland, the Saronic Islands (i.e. Salamis, Aegina, Poros, Hydra and Spetses), as well as the...