Sparta, Laconia

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Sparta (Σπάρτη, Spárti) is a town and municipality in Laconia, Greece.wikipedia
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Laconia

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Sparta (Σπάρτη, Spárti) is a town and municipality in Laconia, Greece.
Its administrative capital is Sparta.

Sparta

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It lies at the site of ancient Sparta.
Sparta (Doric Greek: Σπάρτα, Spártā; Attic Greek: Σπάρτη, Spártē) was a prominent city-state in ancient Greece.

Mystras

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Beginning in the 13th century, the political and cultural center of Laconia shifted to Mystras, some 4 km to the west.
In the 1830s, it was abandoned and the new town of Sparti was built, approximately eight kilometres to the east.

Taygetus

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Modern day Sparta, capital of the prefecture of Lakonia, lies on the eastern foothills of Mount Taygetos in the Evrotas River valley.
Taygetus overlooks the cities of Sparti and Kalamata, whose skyline it dominates.

Kladas, Greece

Kladas
The municipal unit consists of the local communities Sparta, Afisi, Amykles, Kalyvia Sochas and Kladas.
Kladas (pronounced: Kladás, Greek: Κλαδάς) is a small village which is located about 5 kilometers north of the town of Sparti and belongs to the municipality of Sparti.

Therapnes

Therapne
Therapnes is a municipal unit (dimotiki enotita) of the municipality (dimos) of Sparti within the regional unit (perifereiaki enotita) of Laconia in the region (perifereia) of Peloponnese, one of 13 regions into which Greece has been divided.

Oinountas

Oinounta
Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Sparti, of which it is a municipal unit.

Pellana

Pellene
Pellana is now a village and a municipal unit of the municipality of Sparti, Greece.

Karyes

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Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Sparti, of which it is a municipal unit.

Eurotas (river)

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Modern day Sparta, capital of the prefecture of Lakonia, lies on the eastern foothills of Mount Taygetos in the Evrotas River valley.
Its seat is the city of Sparta, as in ancient times, at a site which dominated and still dominates the valley from its central position.

Kalyvia Sochas

The municipal unit consists of the local communities Sparta, Afisi, Amykles, Kalyvia Sochas and Kladas.
It is part of the municipal unit Sparta.

Faris, Greece

Faris
Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Sparti, of which it is a municipal unit.

Archaeological Museum of Sparta

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In the center of the city is the Archaeological Museum.
The Archaeological Museum of Sparta is a museum in Sparta in Greece.

Amykles

The municipal unit consists of the local communities Sparta, Afisi, Amykles, Kalyvia Sochas and Kladas.

Leonidas I

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The "Tomb of Leonidas", or Leonidaion (37.0767°N, 22.4254°W), is a limestone structure of the late 5th century BC, likely a temple, but named for Leonidas I in the 19th century, being the only ancient monument indicated within the limits of the newly-planned town in 1834.
Another statue, also with the inscription ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ, was erected at Sparta in 1968.

Peloponnese (region)

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Greece

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Sparta (Σπάρτη, Spárti) is a town and municipality in Laconia, Greece.

Despotate of the Morea

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The Despotate of the Morea was captured by the Ottomans under Mehmed II in 1460.

Mehmed the Conqueror

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The Despotate of the Morea was captured by the Ottomans under Mehmed II in 1460.

Greek War of Independence

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In 1834, after the Greek War of Independence, King Otto of Greece decreed the town should be expanded into a city.

Otto of Greece

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In 1834, after the Greek War of Independence, King Otto of Greece decreed the town should be expanded into a city.

University of Peloponnese

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A key factor in the advancement of the city’s development is the operation of two departments of the University of Peloponnese and a department of the Technological Educational Institute.

List of kings of Greece

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During the monarchy (which was abolished by referendum in 1973), the title of Duke of Sparta was used for the Greek crown prince, the διάδοχος (diádokhos).

Duke of Sparta

During the monarchy (which was abolished by referendum in 1973), the title of Duke of Sparta was used for the Greek crown prince, the διάδοχος (diádokhos).