Mayor’s Greeting

Dear friends,

Welcome to the official and renewed website of  Ancient Olympia’s Municipality.

I invite you to browse our website, through which you can get informed and toured on the wider area of ​Ancient Olympia’s Municipality, which is the universal site for Sports, Culture and Peace. One of the most important Panhellenic Sanctuaries in antiquity with a huge impact on the ancient world, Ancient Olympia’s Municipality still remains a vibrant holiday destination, offering a range of interests and experiences throughout the year.


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We provide each visitor the opportunity to connect with the history, the natural enviroment, the culture, the traditions and the local events that compose the beauty of Ancient Olympia’s Municipality, offering the opportunity to every citizen to be instantly, accurately and on time informed of every action that takes place in the whole of our Municipality.

At a time where digital technology and the internet determine many parameters of our daily lives, we aspire to make the most of these opportunities, for the benefit of the citizens. It is, after all, our Municipal Authority’s main goal  to lead our Municipality to its digital transformation, implementing a series of “smart actions” to enhance citizen participation, improve the quality of life and their daily lives.

So ” log in” to Ancient Olympia’s Municipality by entering  dynamically into the exciting world of digital interaction. Have a pleasant navigation!

Yours sincerely,

George Georgiopoulos

Mayor of Ancient Olympia


George Georgiopoulos was born in the village Mouria of the shire Ilia in 1955. He studied law at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Since 1982, he practiced a freelance profession, while he working as a Legal Advisor for the Agricultural Bank of Greece.

During the period 2001-2004 he was President of Regulations of the Football Associations Committee.

The period 2000 – 2003 he was a member of the Legislative  Committee of the Ministry of Transport and Communications. He has significant experience in public administration, having served as Director in the Ministry of Transport and Communications (1996-1997) and the Ministry of Justice (2009-2010).

He was a candidate in 2010 in the elections for the first elected Region, the Regional Unit of Ilia, and was elected Regional Councilor. He served as Deputy Regional Minister of Finance and Social Solidarity during the first two years of operation of the institution and Chairman of the Economic Committee. He was the Rapporteur for the study of the implementation of the minimum guaranteed income for the Region of Western Greece, which later became state law.

In the Regional elections of 2014, he was elected Deputy Regional Governor of Ilia, a position he held until August 2019.

He was elected Mayor of Ancient Olympia in June 2019.

He is married and is father of one daughter.