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Administrative Region : Attica
Regional unit :
South Athens

Agios Dimitrios (Greek: Άγιος Δημήτριος meaning Saint Demetrius) is a suburb in the southern part of Athens, Greece. Several main roads pass through the city. It is also linked to Katechaki, Vouliagmenis Avenue to the east, Poseidonos Avenue (GR-89 to the west and the avenue to the south. It is located SW of Attiki Odos (number 65) which is also known as the Hymettus Ring which opened in 2004 with the Katechaki interchange. It is also located S of Athens W of Vouliagmenis Avenue, N of Vouliagmeni, NW of Cape Sounio and SE of Piraeus and Syngrou Avenue. The famous beaches which is also Athens' closest lies to the west. The most famous street in the municipality is Dionysiou Solomou, where the Livanis Family lives. Agios Demetrios has had some very notable residents, chief among them Stylianos Mavridis, the University Professor of Philosophy and Greek, and the author of History Ekaterine Mavridou-Livanis. The previous name of the village was Brachami (Greek: Μπραχάμι). The original name today is just a junior football/soccer team.

The area was made up of farmlands. Mixed farming was common. Much of the agricultural production that time was pastures and groves. Urban development replaced much of the farmlands in the 1920s and the 1930s. Today, most of the municipality are urbanized or residential. The area are hilly and has a few hilltops. Much of the industrial buildings and businesses along with shopping outlets are aligned within Vouliagmenis Avenue and is split in two one-way streets to the north. It has several interchanges. Agios Dimitrios since 2004 has a subway station of the Attiki Metro with the Red Line named Alexandros Panagoulis named after Alexandros Panagoulis, prior to 2004 was Dafni as its nearest station. The station is the southernmost of the line 2. The city was also home to the Athens Broadcast centre.

Historical population
Year Population
1981 51,421
1991 57,574
2001 65,173

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