Nea Ionia is a northern suburb of Athens, Greece, and a municipality of the Attica region. It was named after Ionia, the region in Anatolia from which many Greeks migrated in the 1920s as a part of the Population exchange between Greece and Turkey.
Nea Ionia is located 7 km far from the centre of Athens and its area is about 4,564 km2. Today, Nea Ionia is a densely populated urban centre which mainly relies on commerce entrepreneurship and its permanent population is about 120,000 people.
Municipality of Nea Ionia joined the CoM on 29 March 2011 but hasn’t submitted its SEAP for approval to the CoMo yet. The development of Sustainable Energy Action Plan is at the stage of data analysis and it will be completed the next months.