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Proastiakos Station o Doukissis Plakentias at Chalandri
Proastiakos Station o Doukissis Plakentias at Chalandri
Chalandri is located in Greece
Location within the region
Coordinates: 38°1′N 23°48′E / 38.017°N 23.800°E / 38.017; 23.800Coordinates: 38°1′N 23°48′E / 38.017°N 23.800°E / 38.017; 23.800
Admeenistrative regionAttica
Regional unitNorth Athens
 • MayorGeorgios Kourasis (ND)
 • Municipality10.805 km2 (4.172 sq mi)
 • Municipality
 • Municipality density6,900/km2 (18,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
152 xx
Aurie code(s)210
Vehicle registrationZ

Chalandri (Greek: Χαλάνδρι, Katharevousa: Χαλάνδριον - Chalandrion, Auncient Greek: Φλύα - Flya) is a northren suburb in Athens, Greece, an a municipality o the Attica region. It is the birthplace of Euripides.

Chalandri is a suburb in Northren Athens, aroond 12 km frae the centre; its location corresponds wi ane o the 10 auncient Dimoi (burghs) o Athens, kent as Flya (Greek: Φλύα). Chalandri wis a smaw veelage in Attica till the rapid expansion o Athens an o the veelage durin the 1960s an 1970s made the twa meet; the mairch wi Athens is nou indistinguishable. The aurie, nivertheless, remains relatively spairsely populatit, an haes ane o the heichest ratio o open green auries per ceetizen in Athens. Several embassies are based in Chalandri. It is ane o the lairgest suburbs in terms o population, wi mair nor 70,000 residents. It haulds an unthirlt municipality status syne 1944. Chalandri is servit bi the Chalandri metro station.

Name[eedit | eedit soorce]

It is no offeecially confirmit whaur the name 'Chalandri' derives frae. Thare are twa possible versions. The first an maist likely is that Chalandri uised tae be the residence o 1,000 fowk (χίλιοι-χιλιάνδριον-χαλανδριον). The seicont refers that the wird 'Chalandri' oreeginates frae a Turk liege namit Chala Bei, who uised tae awn a great parcel o laund.

Quairters[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Agia Varvara
  • Ano Chalandri
  • Ano Neo Chalandri
  • Neo Chalandri
  • Kato Chalandri
  • Patima
  • Metamorfosi
  • Polydroso
  • Toufa (or Fragoklisia)
  • Sidera
  • Synoikismos

Historical population[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Population
1981 54,320
1991 66,285
2001 71,684
2011 74,192
Ano Chalandri

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.

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