Agios Dimitrios

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Agios Dimitrios
Άγιος Δημήτριος
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Agios Dimitrios is located in Greece
Agios Dimitrios
Agios Dimitrios
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Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit South Athens
Area
 • Municipality 4.949 km2 (1.911 sq mi)
Elevation 60 m (200 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 71,294
 • Municipality density 14,000/km2 (37,000/sq mi)
Community
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 173 xx
Area code(s) 210
Vehicle registration Z
Website www.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

Agios Dimitrios is situated 5 km south of Athens city centre, and 4 km from the Saronic Gulf coast. 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

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

Sports

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

References

  1. "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. <templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Name changes of settlements in Greece