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Agios Dimitrios
Άγιος Δημήτριος
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Agios Dimitrios is located in Greece
Agios Dimitrios
Agios Dimitrios
Coordinates: 37°56′N 23°44′E / 37.933°N 23.733°E / 37.933; 23.733Coordinates: 37°56′N 23°44′E / 37.933°N 23.733°E / 37.933; 23.733
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[edit]

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[edit]

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

Sports[edit]

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

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References[edit]


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VolcanoDiscovery
Sat, 23 May 2015 01:57:28 -0700

Agios Dimitrios (Greece) (123 km SE from epicenter)(no details): The earth was shaking towards left and right for 2 seconds. (via EMSC). Athens (Greece) (119 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I was in bed and I felt a movement. It was nothing much though.

Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk
Wed, 20 May 2015 04:00:38 -0700

The Church of the Acheiropoietos is one of the oldest Christian places of worship anywhere in the world while the Church of Agios Dimitrios, an enormous 5th-century structure that honours Thessaloniki's patron saint, a Roman soldier, contains five ...

Glas Slavonije

Glas Slavonije
Tue, 12 May 2015 01:03:45 -0700

ĐAKOVO – Učenici Ekonomske škole “Braća Radić” Đakovo prošlog su se vikenda vratili iz Grčke, gdje su s Menadžerskom akademijom Jihlava iz Češke te domaćinima - Petom srednjom školom Agios Dimitrios Atena, sudjelovali u međunarodnom projektu ...

902.gr

902.gr
Sun, 17 May 2015 10:15:00 -0700

Η έλλειψη προσωπικού και οι δραματικά μειωμένοι προϋπολογισμοί, έχουν οδηγήσει στα όρια ασφαλείας τη λειτουργία τμημάτων και κλινικών τα ενοποιημένα νοσοκομεία «Αγιος Δημήτριος» και «Γ. Γεννηματάς», στη Θεσσαλονίκη. Η κατάσταση που ...

Greek Reporter

Greek Reporter
Sun, 01 Mar 2015 09:15:00 -0800

Furthermore, according to Hellenic Police Chief Lieutenant Dimitris Tsaknakis, Greek authorities also arrested a 39-year-old man from Galatsi, Athens and a 36-year-old man from Agios Dimitrios, Athens. Both men had managed to stay under the radar and ...
 
Huffington Post
Fri, 06 Feb 2015 05:07:30 -0800

Discovering a secret town? Well that's one way to get off the beaten path. We've seen a few hidden towns in our day (mostly in America), but never one quite as beautiful as the town of Monemvasia, Greece. greece. Perched on an island off the east coast ...

New York Times

New York Times
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 09:22:21 -0700

A trail leads past the 15th-century church of Agios Dimitrios Loumbardiaris, which is named after the Greek word for cannon because, legend has it, an Ottoman soldier was struck dead by lightning just as he was about to fire a cannon at the congregation.

Irish Times

Irish Times
Sun, 02 Nov 2014 17:02:03 -0800

A trail leads past the 15th-century church of Agios Dimitrios Loumbardiaris, which is named after the Greek word for cannon because, legend has it, an Ottoman soldier was struck dead by lightning just as he was about to fire a cannon at the congregation.
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