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
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 UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
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. 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


  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.