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Cholargos (Greek: Χολαργός), or Holargos, is a suburb of Athens, Greece, located northeast of the city center and about 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) away from Syntagma Square. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Papagou-Cholargos, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 3.950 km2.[3] The main thoroughfare is Mesogeion Avenue, which connects Cholargos with central Athens and the northern beltway Motorway 6.

Cholargos

Χολαργός
Cholargos is located in Greece
Cholargos
Cholargos
Location within Athens
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Coordinates: 38°0′N 23°48′E / 38.000°N 23.800°E / 38.000; 23.800Coordinates: 38°0′N 23°48′E / 38.000°N 23.800°E / 38.000; 23.800
CountryGreece
Administrative regionAttica
Regional unitNorth Athens
MunicipalityPapagou-Cholargos
Districts1
 • Municipal unit3.950 km2 (1.525 sq mi)
Elevation
202 m (663 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
30,840
 • Municipal unit density7,800/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
155 61, 155 62
Area code(s)210 65
Vehicle registrationI, Y, Z

Cholargos was the name of a deme of ancient Attica. The most prominent citizen of ancient Cholargos was Pericles. Cholargos was part of the community of Chalandri until 1933, when it became a separate community. It became a municipality in 1963.[4]

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International relationsEdit

Cholargos is twinned with:

Historical populationEdit

Year Population
1981 31,703
1991 33,691
2001 32,166
2011 30,840

Government and infrastructureEdit

The headquarters of the Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks are in Cholargos.[5]

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ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ "EETAA local government changes". Archived from the original on 2016-11-07. Retrieved 2016-11-07.
  5. ^ "Contact." Ministry of Infrastructure, Transport and Networks. Retrieved on 16 January 2013. "Addr 2, Anastaseos Str and Tsigante, Postal Code 101 91, Cholargos (next to metro station "Ethniki Amina")" - Address in Greek: "Διεύθυνση Αναστάσεως 2 και Τσιγάντε, Τ.Κ 101 91, Παπάγου (δίπλα στη στάση του μετρό "Εθνική Άμυνα")"