Nea Chalkidona

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Nea Chalkidona
Νέα Χαλκηδόνα
Nea Chalkidona is located in Greece
Nea Chalkidona
Nea Chalkidona
Coordinates: 38°1.7′N 23°43.8′E / 38.0283°N 23.7300°E / 38.0283; 23.7300Coordinates: 38°1.7′N 23°43.8′E / 38.0283°N 23.7300°E / 38.0283; 23.7300
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit Central Athens
Municipality Filadelfeia-Chalkidona
 • Municipal unit 0.800 km2 (0.309 sq mi)
Elevation 100 m (300 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 9,822
 • Municipal unit density 12,000/km2 (32,000/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 143 xx
Area code(s) 210
Vehicle registration Z

Nea Chalkidona (Greek: Νέα Χαλκηδόνα, meaning New Chalcedon) is a suburb of Athens, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Filadelfeia-Chalkidona, of which it is a municipal unit.[2]

Nea Chalkidona is an inner suburb of Athens, located 5 km north of the city centre. Its built-up area is continuous with that of Athens and the surrounding northern suburbs Agioi Anargyroi and Nea Filadelfeia. At 0.80 km²[3] it is the smallest municipal unit in the Athens metropolitan area. Motorway 1 (Athens - Thessaloniki) and Greek National Road 1 pass through Nea Chalkidona. The nearest commuter rail station is Ano Patisia metro station.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 10,533
1991 9,533
2001 10,112
2011 9,822

See also[edit]


  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. 

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