Asklipieio

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Asklipieio
Ασκληπιείο
Location
Asklipieio is located in Greece
Asklipieio
Asklipieio
Coordinates 37°36′N 23°2′E / 37.600°N 23.033°E / 37.600; 23.033Coordinates: 37°36′N 23°2′E / 37.600°N 23.033°E / 37.600; 23.033
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Peloponnese
Regional unit: Argolis
Municipality: Epidaurus
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 4,804
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Auto: AP

Asklipieio (Greek: Ασκληπιείο) is a former municipality in Argolis, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Epidaurus, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 4,804 (2001). The seat of the municipality was in Lygourio.

The sanctuary of Asklepios at Epidaurus is situated on the territory of the municipal unit, hence its name.

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 793 KB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)