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Epacria or Epakria (Ancient Greek: ?) was one of the twelve districts of ancient Attica,[1] and subsequently, as appears from an inscription, a deme near Plotheia and Halae Araphenides.[2] As the name of a district, it was probably synonymous with Diacria.[3] An ancient grammarian describes the district of Epacria as bordering upon that of the Tetrapolis of Marathon.[4]

It is located in northeastern Attica.[5][6]


  1. ^ Strabo. Geographica. ix. p.397. Page numbers refer to those of Isaac Casaubon's edition.
  2. ^ Böckh, Inscr. No. 82.
  3. ^ Etym. M. ?; Stephanus of Byzantium. Ethnica. s.v. .
  4. ^ Bekker, Anecd. i. p. 259.
  5. ^ Richard Talbert, ed. (2000). Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World. Princeton University Press. p. 59, and directory notes accompanying.
  6. ^ Traill, J. "Places: 579921 (Epakria)". Pleiades. Retrieved 2018.

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainSmith, William, ed. (1854-1857). "Attica". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

Coordinates: 38°07?30?N 23°37?30?E / 38.125°N 23.625°E / 38.125; 23.625

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