Asklipieio

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Asklipieio
Ασκληπιείο
Asklipieio is located in Greece
Asklipieio
Asklipieio
Coordinates: 37°36′N 23°02′E / 37.600°N 23.033°E / 37.600; 23.033Coordinates: 37°36′N 23°02′E / 37.600°N 23.033°E / 37.600; 23.033
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Argolis
Municipality Epidaurus
 • Municipal unit 179.8 km2 (69.4 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 4,228
 • Municipal unit density 24/km2 (61/sq mi)
Community[1]
 • Population 2,849 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration 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] The municipal unit has an area of 179.838 km2.[3] Population 4,228 (2011). 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. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.