Agioi Anargyroi (Greek: Άγιοι Ανάργυροι) is a suburb in the north-central part of the Athens agglomeration, Greece. It takes its name from the "Holy Unmercenaries": saints who received no payment for their medical services. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Agioi Anargyroi-Kamatero, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.[2]

Agioi Anargyroi

Άγιοι Ανάργυροι
Agioi Anargyroi is located in Greece
Agioi Anargyroi
Agioi Anargyroi
Location within Athens
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Coordinates: 38°1.6′N 23°43.1′E / 38.0267°N 23.7183°E / 38.0267; 23.7183Coordinates: 38°1.6′N 23°43.1′E / 38.0267°N 23.7183°E / 38.0267; 23.7183
CountryGreece
Administrative regionAttica
Regional unitWest Athens
MunicipalityAgioi Anargyroi-Kamatero
 • Municipal unit3.200 km2 (1.236 sq mi)
Elevation
70 m (230 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
34,168
 • Municipal unit density11,000/km2 (28,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
135 xx
Area code(s)210
Vehicle registrationIB
Websitewww.agan.gov.gr

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GeographyEdit

 
Proastiakos in Agioi Anargyroi coming from the airport to Athens

Agioi Anargyroi is located 5 km (3 mi) north of Athens city centre. The municipal unit has an area of 3.200 km2.[3] Its built-up area is continuous with that of Athens and the neighbouring suburbs Peristeri, Ilion, Kamatero, Acharnes, Nea Filadelfeia and Nea Chalkidona. Motorway 1 (Athens–Thessaloniki) passes east of the town. Agioi Anargyroi has a station on the Athens–Thessaloniki railway. The old metric Piraeus–Patras railway passes through the town as well.

Historical populationEdit

Year Population
1971 26,094
1981 30,320
1991 30,739
2001 32,957
2011 34,168

International relationsEdit

Agioi Anargyroi is twinned with:

ReferencesEdit

Notes
  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior ‹See Tfd›(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.
  4. ^ "Opole Official Website - Twin Towns".     (in English and Polish) © 2007-2009 Urząd Miasta Opola. Retrieved 2009-06-18.

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