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Schimatari is located in Greece
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Greece
Regional unit Boeotia
Municipality Tanagra
 • Municipal unit 131.3 km2 (50.7 sq mi)
Elevation 95 m (312 ft)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 8,095
 • Municipal unit density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΒΙ

Schimatari (Greek: Σχηματάρι) is a town and a former municipality in Boeotia, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Tanagra, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.[2] Population 8,095 (2001). It is situated in the wide valley of the river Asopos, at 6 km from the South Euboean Gulf coast. The Motorway 1 (Athens - Lamia - Thessaloniki) passes north of Schimatari. Schimatari is located 13 km south of Chalcis, 23 km east of Thebes and 43 km north-northwest of Athens. The Tanagra Airport lies to the south.

An agricultural settlement until the 1980s, its proximity to Athens has led to a significant growth in industrial activities and population.


  • Subdivisions 1
  • Population 2
  • Twin cities 3
  • See also 4
  • External links 5
  • References 6


The municipal unit Schimatari consists of one single community Schimatari, which contains the villages Oinoi, Plaka Dilesi and Schimatari.


Year Town population Municipal unit population
1981 3,287 -
1991 4,136 -
2001 4,725 8,095

Twin cities

See also

External links

  • Schimatari on the GTP Travel Pages


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  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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