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Prefecture: Attica
Metropolitan Area: Athens
Location: 38° 0′ 47″ N, 23° 38′ 39″ E

-23 km²
Population: (2001)
 - Total
 - Density¹
 - Rank


 about 12,513.86/km²

Skaramagkas Bay
95 m(centre)
around 500 m, Aigaleo
Postal code: 125
Area/distance code: 11-30-210 (030-210)
-560 through 569
Municipal code: 0145
Car designation: Y (prev.)
Z pres.
3-letter abbreviation: HDR (Haidari)
Address of administration: 253 Athinon Ave. and Epidavrou St.
Chaidari 125

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.




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).

Historical population

Year Population Municipal population Change Density
1981 - 47,396 - about 2,060.7/km²
1991 44,831 47,437 -553/18.9% about 2,062.38/km²

External links

North: Aspropyrgos Northeast: Petroupolis
West: Nikaia Chaidari East: Peristeri
Southwest: Perama South: Agia Varvara, Keratsini and Korydallos

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