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A Four Seasons Destination

Evia is the whole of Greece in one island. A unique world, full of natural surroundings, rich vegetation, clear blue waters, therapeutic springs and cultural heritage. From North to South, from Aidipsos to Karystos, Evia offers outstanding experiences with the beautiful island of Skyros holding a special place.

Visit

The tidal phenomenon at the Euripus Strait in Chalkida | The ancient temple of Artemis at Avlida | The ancient theater and the museum at Eretria | The relic of St. John, The Russian, Ioannis o Rossos at Prokopi | The Dragon Houses "Drakospita" in Southern Evia | The wetlands at Istiaia and Distos lake | The beautiful forest at Steni | The house of George Papanikolaou , the "test pap" inventor, at Kimi | The island of Skyros with its famous ponnies

Do

Swimming in one of the 120 beaches | Trekking in the canyon of Agali and Dimosari | Climbing one of the 40 labeled mountaineering paths | Canoe-kayak at Manikiati | Surfing in the northern coast of Evia | Bungee jumping at Chalkida's Bridge | Kitesguru at Pefki | Sailing around Evia island | Horse riding in Agia Anna, Kamatriades, Psaropouli, Pei and Konistres | Mountain bike in Dirfi

Enjoy

The therapeutic springs of Aidipsos | Ouzo and sea food at every seafront of Evia | Lobster spaghetti in Skyros | Homemade "Goglies" or "Kourkoubines" in south Evia | Karystias' goat meat | Trout at Kampia | Olives and olive oil, honey, figs, cherries and great wines all over the island | The sunset in Marmari

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Additional area information for EVIA

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Population Census

Year Population
2001 198130
1991 192662
1981 185626

Geographical Data

Type of location: Prefecture, Homeric island, Homer's Catalogue of Ships - Hellenes, Islands to visit, Places to visit
Other Names: EGRIPPOS (Ottoman period), MACRIS, ABANTIS, ELLOPIA (Ancient), AVANTES (Homeric), EUBOEA (Bibliography)
Longitude: 23o 48' 56.14" E
Latitude: 38o 33' 42.68" N
Area: 3661,64 km2

Inhabitated by people of:
(Prehistoric times) CRETE, Island, GREECE

Its capital is:
CHALKIDA, Town, EVIA , GREECE

Settlers inhabited the lands:
(Prehistoric times) APOLLONIA, Ancient city, ALBANIA
(Prehistoric times) EVIA, Ancient city, PELLA , GREECE
(7th century BC) TARSOS, Ancient city, TURKEY
AMANTIA, Ancient city, ILLYRIA , ALBANIA
ENIA, Ancient city, THESSALONIKI , GREECE

Is washed (by):
North (N) from: DIAVLOS OREON, Sea strait, EVIA , GREECE
South (S) from: MYRTOO SEA, Open sea (pelagos), GREECE
West (W) from: SOUTH EVIAN GULF, Gulf, STEREA HELLAS , GREECE
West (W) from: NORTH EVIAN GULF, Gulf, STEREA HELLAS , GREECE
Northwest (NW) from: MALIAKOS GULF, Gulf, FTHIOTIDA , GREECE

Located:
South (S) opposite of: MAGNESSIA, Prefecture, THESSALIA , GREECE
Northeast (NE) opposite of: ATTIKI, Region, GREECE
East (E) opposite of: FTHIOTIDA, Prefecture, GREECE
East (E) opposite of: VIOTIA, Prefecture, GREECE

Ancient sites of the island:
(Homeric city - List of ships) KIRYNTHOS, Ancient city, CHALKIDA , GREECE
(Homeric city - List of ships) DION, Ancient city, EVIA , GREECE
(Homeric city - List of ships) STYRA, Ancient city, EVIA , GREECE
(Homeric city - List of ships) CHALKIS, Ancient city, EVIA , GREECE
(Homeric city - List of ships) KARYSTOS, Ancient city, EVIA , GREECE
(Homeric city - List of ships) ERETRIA, Ancient city, EVIA , GREECE
(Homeric city - List of ships) ISTIEA, Ancient city, EVIA , GREECE
ZARAX, Ancient demos, KARYSTIA , GREECE
EVIA, Ancient city, EVIA , GREECE
PERIAS, Ancient city, EVIA , GREECE
KYMI, Ancient city, EVIA , GREECE
TAMYNES, Ancient city, EVIA , GREECE
MARMARION, Ancient city, EVIA , GREECE
ICHALIA, Ancient city, EVIA , GREECE
GRYCHE, Ancient city, EVIA , GREECE
ARTEMISSION, Ancient city, ISTIEA , GREECE
DYSTOS, Ancient city, KARYSTIA , GREECE
YRIA, Ancient city, AVLIDA , GREECE
MYKALISSOS, Ancient city, EVIA , GREECE
AVLIS, Ancient city, STEREA HELLAS , GREECE
ANTHIDON, Ancient city, CHALKIDA , GREECE
AMARYNTHOS, Ancient city, CHALKIDA , GREECE
EGES, Ancient city, EVIA , GREECE
OROVIES, Ancient city, EVIA , GREECE
ATHINAI DIADES, Ancient city, EVIA , GREECE
EDIPSOS, Ancient city, EVIA , GREECE
PORTHMOS, Ancient port, EVIA , GREECE
GERESTOS, Ancient port, KARYSTOS , GREECE

Geographical Boundaries

EVIA (Island) belongs to STEREA HELLAS (Region)
STEREA HELLAS (Region) belongs to GREECE (Country)

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