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Chalcis (/ˈkælsɨs/; Ancient Greek & Katharevousa: Χαλκίς, Chalkís) or Chalkida (Modern Greek: Χαλκίδα, [xalˈciða]) is the chief town of the island of Euboea in Greece, is situated on the Euripus Strait at its narrowest point. The name is preserved from antiquity and is derived from the Greek χαλκός (copper, bronze), though there is no trace of any mines in the area. In the late Middle Ages, it was known as Negropont (Italian: Negroponte, "black bridge"), a name that was applied to the entire island of Euboea as well.

Population: 59,125

Latitude: 38° 27' 48.74" N
Longitude: 23° 36' 10.22" E

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  • Brauron

    The sanctuary of Artemis at Brauron (Ancient Greek: Βραυρών; Modern Greek: Βραυρώνα Vravrona or Vravronas) is an early sacred site on the eastern coast of Attica near the Aegean Sea in a small inlet. The inlet has silted up since ancient times, push…

  • Lefkandi

    Lefkandi (Modern Greek: Λευκαντί) is a coastal village on the island of Euboea, Greece. Archaeological finds attest to a settlement on the promontory locally known as Xeropolis, while several associated cemeteries have been identified nearby. The se…

  • Gulf of Euboea

    The Gulf of Euboea, Euboean Gulf, Euboic Sea or Euboic Gulf (modern Greek: Ευβοϊκός Κόλπος, Evvoïkós Kólpos) is an arm of the Aegean Sea between the island of Euboea (northeast coastline) and the Greek mainland (southwest coastline). Trending diagon…

  • Vathy, Euboea

    Vathy (Greek: Βαθύ) is a town and a community in the municipal unit of Avlida in the Euboea regional unit, Greece. It is situated on the Greek mainland, near the South Euboean Gulf, 6 km south of Chalcis. The Greek National Road 44 (Thebes - Chalcis…

  • Messapio

    The Messapio (Greek: Μεσσάπιο, also known as Ktypas (Κτυπάς)) is a small mountain range located in the northeastern part of Boeotia and the mainland part of Euboea regional unit in central Greece. It borders on the North Euboean Gulf and the Euripus…