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
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
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit West Athens
 • Mayor Georgios Kaplanis (PASOK/DIMAR)
 • Municipality 2.425 km2 (0.936 sq mi)
Elevation 70 m (230 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 26,550
 • Municipality density 11,000/km2 (28,000/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 123 xx
Area code(s) 210
Vehicle registration Z

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


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