Agia Varvara

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Agia Varvara
Αγία Βαρβάρα
Prophet Elias church in Agia Barbara
Prophet Elias church in Agia Barbara
Location
Agia Varvara is located in Greece
Agia Varvara
Agia Varvara
Coordinates 38°0′N 23°39′E / 38.000°N 23.650°E / 38.000; 23.650Coordinates: 38°0′N 23°39′E / 38.000°N 23.650°E / 38.000; 23.650
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Attica
Regional unit: West Athens
Mayor: Georgios Kaplanis  (PASOK/DIMAR)
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipality
 - Population: 26,550
 - Area: 2.425 km2 (1 sq mi)
 - Density: 10,948 /km2 (28,356 /sq mi)
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 70 m (230 ft)
Postal code: 123 xx
Telephone: 210
Auto: Z
Website
www.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 and 5 km (3 mi) north of Piraeus. 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

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