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Chalcis Destination Guide

Delve into Chalcis in Greece!

Chalcis in the region of Central Greece with it's 54,558 residents is located in Greece - some 34 mi (or 55 km) North of Athens, the country's capital.

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Current time in Chalcis is now 03:40 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Athens" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Schimatari, Psachna, Politika, Peristeri, Oinofyta or Skopje. While being here, make sure to check out Vathi, Vasilikon, Nea Artaki, Mytikas, Mikron Vathi and Dhrosia as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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01:12 min ( March 12, 2010 by kurtpatroni)
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Chalkida the chief town of the island of Euboea in Greece, is situated on the strait of the Evripos at its narrowest point. The name is preserved from antiquity and is derived from the Greek word chal...

Worlds Away - Summer at Shatter Creek

04:20 min ( September 26, 2009 by houlieta)
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Worlds Away - Summer at Shatter Creek Birthday ... You used to be so witty and so sharp With lots of energy and tons of heart I think about how you were way back then A lot has changed I know you stil...

Lunatic feat Tzio Melody - Christmas Sta...

04:01 min ( December 09, 2011 by Lunatic George Tsomokos)
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DOWNLOAD FREE NOW IN: MUSIC: Lunatic & Tzio Melody VOCALS:Tzio Melody Lyrics: Tzio Melody MUSIC PRODUCER: Lunatic (George Tsomokos) P&C 2011 by WWW.TSL-RECORDS.COM CHRISTMAS STAR I...

My lego City

02:48 min ( July 28, 2010 by Gunmanlurikeen)
Views: 36,871 - Rating: 4.65957/5

Finally finished and put together all my lego sets(bought and built during this year). back to Lego as an AFOL :)

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Interesting facts about this location

Euripus Strait

The Euripus Strait, is a narrow channel of water separating the Greek island of Euboea in the Aegean Sea from Boeotia in mainland Greece. The strait's principal port is Chalcis on Euboea, located at the strait's narrowest point. The strait is subject to strong tidal currents which reverse direction approximately four times a day. Tidal flows are very weak in the Eastern Mediterranean, and the strait is a remarkable exception.

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Located at 38.46, 23.6 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Central Greece, Straits of Greece


Lefkandi is a coastal village on the island of Euboea. Archaeological finds attest to a settlement on the promontory locally known as Xeropolis, while several associated cemeteries have been identified nearby. The settlement site is located on a promontory overlooking the Euripos, with small bays forming natural harbours east and west of the site.

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Located at 38.46, 23.6 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Ancient Greek cities, Former populated places in Greece, Iron Age sites in Greece, Mycenaean sites in central Greece, Populated places in Ancient Greece

Gulf of Euboea

The Gulf of Euboea, Euboean Gulf, Euboic Sea or Euboic Gulf is an arm of the Aegean Sea between the island of Euboea (northeast coastline) and the Greek mainland (southwest coastline). Trending diagonally northwest-southeast, the gulf is divided by the narrow Strait of Euripus, at the town of Chalcis (Khalkís). The North Euboean Gulf is about 50 miles (80 km) long and up to 15 miles (24 km) wide, and the South Euboean Gulf is about 30 miles (48 km) long, with a maximum width of 9 miles (14 km).

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Located at 38.46, 23.6 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:Central Greece, Gulfs of Greece, Gulfs of the Aegean Sea

Battle of Oenophyta

The Battle of Oenophyta took place between Athens and the Boeotian city-states in 457 BC during the First Peloponnesian War. In this period between the Persian Wars and the Peloponnesian War, alliances and leagues sprang up and collapsed, although there was very little prolonged warfare.

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Located at 38.46, 23.6 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:457 BC, Battles involving Athens, Battles involving Thebes, First Peloponnesian War

Greek National Road 44

Greek National Road 44 (Greek: Εθνική Οδός 44, abbreviated as EO44) is a single carriageway road in central Greece. It connects Thebes with Karystos on southern Euboea, via Chalcis and Eretria. The total length of the GR-44 is nearly 160 km. The highway lies in the regional units of Boeotia and Euboea.

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Located at 38.46, 23.6 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Boeotia, Euboea, Roads in Greece