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Grammatiko is located in Greece
Location within the regional unit
DE Grammatikou.svg
Coordinates: 38°12′N 23°58′E / 38.200°N 23.967°E / 38.200; 23.967Coordinates: 38°12′N 23°58′E / 38.200°N 23.967°E / 38.200; 23.967
Administrative regionAttica
Regional unitEast Attica
 • Municipal unit51.674 km2 (19.951 sq mi)
211 m (692 ft)
 • Municipal unit
 • Municipal unit density35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
190 07
Area code(s)22940
Vehicle registrationZ

Grammatiko (Greek: Γραμματικό) is a village in East Attica, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Marathon, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It is part of Athens metropolitan area.


Grammatiko is situated in the hills of the northeastern part of the Attica peninsula, 6 km from the South Euboean Gulf coast, at about 210 m elevation. It is 4 km southeast of Varnavas, 5 km north of Marathon and 32 km northeast of Athens city centre. The municipal unit Grammatiko consists of the villages Grammatiko, Agia Marina and Sesi. It has an area of 51.674 km2.[3]

Helios Airways Flight 522 crashed in the hills near Grammatiko on 14 of August 2005 after a lack of cabin pressure incapacitated the aircraft's crew members.

Historical population[edit]

Year Village population Community population
1981 - 1,236
1991 1,177 1,498
2001 1,284 1,443
2011 1,432 1,823


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  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.