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Eleusis was a small town about 30 km NW of Athens. Most importantly, it was the site of the Eleusinian mysteries, one of the major cults of ancient Greece. See also Metanira.

Today, the city became a part of the suburb of Athens, and is linked by the freeway, the Athens metro freeway (Attiki Odos), and Athens metro (transit). A Toll named after the community is on the westbound lanes of GR-8A. North of Eleusis is Mandra and Magoula, and noprtheast is the Thriasian plain containing Aspropyrgos is founded.

Eleusis' nearest refinery is on its west side. The oil supply and production continues. East in Aspropyrgos, is another refinery which produces oil and in Skaramagkas.

Athens metro's nearest military airport is a few km east of Eleusis.

Stelios Kazantzidis was the resident of Eleusis.

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