Agia Varvara

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Agia Varvara

Αγία Βαρβάρα
Prophet Elias church in Agia Barbara
Prophet Elias church in Agia Barbara
Agia Varvara is located in Greece
Agia Varvara
Agia Varvara
Location within the region
2011 Dimos Agias Varvaras.png
Coordinates: 38°00′N 23°39′E / 38.000°N 23.650°E / 38.000; 23.650Coordinates: 38°00′N 23°39′E / 38.000°N 23.650°E / 38.000; 23.650
CountryGreece
Administrative regionAttica
Regional unitWest Athens
Government
 • MayorGeorgios Kaplanis (PASOK/DIMAR)
Area
 • Municipality2.425 km2 (0.936 sq mi)
Elevation
70 m (230 ft)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Municipality
26,550
 • Municipality density11,000/km2 (28,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
123 xx
Area code(s)210
Vehicle registrationZ
Websitewww.agiavarvara.gr

Agia Varvara (Greek: Αγία Βαρβάρα, meaning Saint Barbara) is a suburb in the western part of Athens, Greece.

Geography[edit]

Agia Varvara is situated east of the mountain Aigaleo. It is 6 km (4 mi) west of central Athens. The municipality has an area of 2.425 km2.[2] Since December 2013, it is served by the Agia Marina station of the Athens Metro.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 29,259
1991 28,706
2001 30,562
2011 26,550

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.