Stavropoli is the administrative center of the municipality. Is a town beside the River Nestos, 28km from the city of Xanthi. It had been the centre of tobacco cultivation until the 60s. Nowadays it maintains the signs of the economic prosperity of the past, at its urbanization and its buildings. The town is particularly interesting from an architectural point of view, with many old residences. Stone houses with overhangs based on wooden beams that are stretched on the side of the road. In the period of its economic prosperity throughout the region there were built two-storey houses of neoclassical architecture.