Agia Varvara
Αγία Βαρβάρα
Prophet Elias church in Agia Barbara
Prophet Elias church in Agia Barbara
Agia Varvara is located in Greece
Agia Varvara
Agia Varvara
Location within the region
Coordinates: 38°00′N 23°39′E / 38.000°N 23.650°E / 38.000; 23.650
Administrative regionAttica
Regional unitWest Athens
 • MayorLampros Michos
 • Municipality2.425 km2 (0.936 sq mi)
70 m (230 ft)
 • Municipality
 • Municipality density11,000/km2 (28,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
123 51
Area code(s)210
Vehicle registrationZ

Agia Varvara (Greek: Αγία Βαρβάρα, meaning Saint Barbara) is a suburban town in the western part of the Athens agglomeration in Attica, Greece and a municipality in the West Athens regional unit.


Agia Varvara is situated east of the mountain Aigaleo (Greek: Αιγάλεω). It is 6 km (4 mi) west of central Athens. The municipality has an area of 2.425 km2.[2] It is served by the Agia Varvara and Agia Marina stations on Line 3 of the Athens Metro.

Historical population

Year Population
1981 29,259
1991 28,706
2001 30,562
2011 26,550


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ "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.