Schimatari

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Schimatari
Σχηματάρι
Schimatari is located in Greece
Schimatari
Schimatari
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.

Subdivisions[edit]

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

Population[edit]

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

Twin cities[edit]

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References[edit]

  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.