|Regional unit||North Athens|
|o Mayor||Despoina Thomaidou|
|o Municipality||4.421 km2 (1.707 sq mi)|
|Elevation||130 m (430 ft)|
|o Municipality density||15,000/km2 (39,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|o Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
Nea Ionia (Greek: , meaning New 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.
In the past, the area was named Podarades after a Byzantine family (Podaras family) which has farms in this place. The modern settlement was built after the Greco-Turkish War (1919-22) and the subsequent population exchange between Greece and Turkey in 1923. The suburb developed rapidly thanks to carpet handicrafts. The refugees carried their expertise in Athens and opened important carpet handicrafts. This branch was the main economical source for the residents of Nea Ionia for many years. Nea Ionia gradually increases its population and was expanded in a large area. The suburb today comprises the districts Perissos, Kalogreza, Alsoupoli, Pefkakia, Eleftheroupoli, Inepoli, Saframpoli and Neapoli.
Nea Ionia is the seat of the clubs O.F. Nea Ionia ( ? ), club founded in 1926 with achievements in handball and Nea Ionia F.C.. Other notable clubs are Eleftheroupoli F.C. with earlier presence in Beta Ethniki and DIKE.AS. Nea Ionia with current presence in A1 Ethniki handball. In the past there are also the important clubs PAO Saframpolis, PAO Kalogrezas and Ikaroi Neas Ionias which are inactive today.
|Sport clubs based in Nea Ionia|
|O.F. Nea Ionia||1926||Handball||Panhellenic title in women handball|
|Eleftheroupoli F.C.||1929||Football||Earlier presence in Beta Ethniki|
|Nea Ionia F.C.||1939||Football||Presence in Gamma Ethniki|
|DIKE.AS. Nea Ionia||2004||Handball||Presence in A1 handball men|