Agios Dimitrios

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Agios Dimitrios

Άγιος Δημήτριος
2011 Dimos Agiou Dimitriou.png
Agios Dimitrios is located in Greece
Agios Dimitrios
Agios Dimitrios
Location within the region
2011 Dimos Agiou Dimitriou.png
Coordinates: 37°56′N 23°44′E / 37.933°N 23.733°E / 37.933; 23.733Coordinates: 37°56′N 23°44′E / 37.933°N 23.733°E / 37.933; 23.733
CountryGreece
Administrative regionAttica
Regional unitSouth Athens
Area
 • Municipality4.949 km2 (1.911 sq mi)
Elevation
60 m (200 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
71,294
 • Municipality density14,000/km2 (37,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
173 xx
Area code(s)210
Vehicle registrationZ
Websitewww.dad.gr

Agios Dimitrios (Greek: Άγιος Δημήτριος meaning Saint Dimitrios, before 1928: Μπραχάμι - Brachami[2]) is a suburb in the southern part of the Athens agglomeration, Greece.

Geography[edit]

Agios Dimitrios is situated 5 km south of Athens city centre, and 4 km from the Saronic Gulf coast. The municipality has an area of 4.949 km2.[3] Vouliagmenis Avenue connects it with central Athens and the southern suburbs. The suburb is connected with Line 2 of the Athens Metro through Alexandros Panagoulis station.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 51,421
1991 57,574
2001 65,173
2011 71,294

Sports[edit]

The most important clubs based in Agios Dimitrios is the football club Agios Dimitrios F.C. and the basketball club Cronus Agios Dimitrios.

Sport clubs based in Agios Dimitrios
Club Founded Sports Achievements
Agios Dimitrios F.C. 1928 Football Presence in Gamma Ethniki
Cronus Agios Dimitrios 1976 Basketball Earlier presence in A1 Ethniki women

Twinnings[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Name changes of settlements in Greece
  3. ^ "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.