|Location:||38° 0′ 47″ N, 23° 38′ 39″ E|
around 500 m, Aigaleo
|Area/distance code:||11-30-210 (030-210)|
-560 through 569
|3-letter abbreviation:||HDR (Haidari)|
|Address of administration:||253 Athinon Ave. and Epidavrou St.|
Chaidari, Haidari, or Khaidari (Greek, modern: Χαϊδάρι, Ancient/Katharevousa: Χαϊδάριον), older forms Haidarion and Khaidarion is a suburb in the west northwestern part of Athens, Greece. The two mountaintops of Aigaleo lies to the north and south. It is also located SE of Eleusis, S of the Attiki Odos (number 6), W of Kifissou Avenue (GR-1/E75, and Athens, NW of Poseidonos Avenue and N of Piraeus.
- Skaramagas (pop: 2,606), west
The eastern portion of Chaidari was mainly made up of farmlands. Pasture farming was common. Urban development replaced much of the farmlands between the 1950s and the 1980s. Today, the eastern hald of the municipality are urbanized or residential. The rocky landscape of Aigaleo with a few bushes loes to the north and northwest. The pine forests of Dafni along with a monastery and a forest park lies to the west and the southwest.
Nikos Skalkottas attended a camp for several months.
Chaidari has schools, lyceums, gymnasia, banks, a police station, a post office, supermarkets, a minor soccer team and squares (plateies).
- Mapquest - Chaidari, street map not yet available
- http://www.dalaras.com/songs/ta_rempetika_ths_katoxhs/xaidari.htm - Giorgos Dalaras (in Greek)
|North: Aspropyrgos||Northeast: Petroupolis|
|West: Nikaia||Chaidari||East: Peristeri|
|Southwest: Perama||South: Agia Varvara, Keratsini and Korydallos|