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Schimatari is located in Greece
Coordinates: 38°21′N 23°35′E / 38.350°N 23.583°E / 38.350; 23.583Coordinates: 38°21′N 23°35′E / 38.350°N 23.583°E / 38.350; 23.583
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Greece
Regional unit Boeotia
Municipality Tanagra
 • Municipal unit 38.285 km2 (14.782 sq mi)
Elevation 95 m (312 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 7,173
 • Municipal unit density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΒΙ

Schimatari (Greek: Σχηματάρι) is a town and a former municipality in Boeotia, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Tanagra, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 38.285 km2.[3] Population 7,173 (2011). It is situated in the wide valley of the river Asopos, at 6 km from the South Euboean Gulf coast. The Motorway 1 (Athens - Lamia - Thessaloniki) passes north of Schimatari. Schimatari is located 13 km south of Chalcis, 23 km east of Thebes and 43 km north-northwest of Athens. The Tanagra Airport lies to the south.

An agricultural settlement until the 1980s, its proximity to Athens has led to a significant growth in industrial activities and population.


The municipal unit Schimatari consists of one single community Schimatari, which contains the villages Oinoi, Plaka Dilesi and Schimatari.


Year Town population Municipal unit population
1981 3,287 -
1991 4,136 -
2001 4,725 8,095
2011 4,035 7,173

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  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.