The Municipality took its name from the prehistoric city of Asopos, whose existence is mentioned before the descent of the Doreis upon the today’s borders of the Municipality.Today’s Municipality is situated on the South East part of the Peloponisos. ( County of Lakonia ). It is abutting with the Municipality of Vion, Monemvasia and Molaon and West with the lakonesean Golf.
Its distance from the capital of the County, Sparti, is 75 kilometers and 300 kilometers from Athens. It has an area of 94.360 acres and a population of 4.187 habitants. ( According to the registry of 2001 ).
The Municipality of Asopos was composed freely from the union of the following ex-communities: Papadianika, Asopos, Finiki and started operating from 1-1-1997. The community of Demonias was also searched and later included to the union from 1-1-1999. The Municipality has its County Town in the municipal section of Papadianikon. Also the counties of Archagelos, Demonia Beach, Plitra, Karavostasi, Glyfada and Krisa come under the Municipality. It is administrated by a 15 member Council and consists of the following services:
- Office of Agricultural Management and Development of Tourism.
- Department of Management and Financial Services.
- Department of Technical and Environment Services.
- Public Service Center.
Mild, mediterranean, dry, a fact which propones the extended tourist period and holidays all year round, since most of the time the sun and the custom temperatures allow swimming.
The transport communication of the Municipality is served by K.T.E.L (Motor Bus Association) of Lakonia, with regular daily service from and to Molaous, Sparti, and Athens. Also the visitor can travel to Asopos by boat (regular route) or the Flying Dolphin from Pereaus through Monemvasia distance, which is 30 kilometers from the Municipality.
|BUS SERVICES ATHENS :||+30 210 5124913|
|BUS SERVICE MOLAI :||+30 27320 22209|
|BUS SERVICE SPARTI :||+30 27310 26441|
|FLYING DOLPHINS (MONEMVASIA) :||+30 27320 61752|
|PORT AUTHORITY (MONEMVASIA) :||+30 27320 61266|
USEFUL TELEPHONES NUMBERS (AREA CODE +30 27320)
1. Municipality Telephones: Mayor 83280, Vice Mayor 82381, Municipality Services 82228, Fax 83434
2. Papadianika Police Station: 82207
3. Demonia Police Station: 54444
4. ELTA (Greek Post Office): 82596
5. Asopos Community Clinic: 82318
6. Papadianika Community Clinic: 83166
7. Demonia Community Clinic: 54222
8. Finiki Community Clinic: 83153
9. Asopos Municipality Private Clinic: 83111 – 82099
10. Asopos Pharmacy: 82370
11. Papadianika Pharmacy: 83333 – 83490
12. Papadianika Dentist: 83292
13. Asopos Gas Stations: 82747 – 82313 – 82383
14. Papadianika Gas Stations: 82067
15. Asopos Workshops: 82308 – 82383 – 82456
16. Papadianika Workshops: 82597 – 82044 – 82681