Euboea


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Euboea,

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or Euboea
, island (1991 pop. 205,502), 1,467 sq mi (3,800 sq km), SE Greece, separated from Boeotia and Attica on the Greek mainland by the Évripos strait. Khalkís is the main city and the administrative center.
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Euboea

an island in the W Aegean Sea: the largest island after Crete of the Greek archipelago; linked with the mainland by a bridge across the Euripus channel. Capital: Chalcis. Pop.: 198 130 (2001). Area: 3908 sq. km (1509 sq. miles)
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The Argives had arrived with the crew of the Paralos, who had then been ordered by the Four Hundred to sail around Euboea on a troop-carrier.
John the Russian in Neo Prokopi (New Prokopi) on the island of Euboea in Greece, a popular site for pilgrimage.
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Which of these is not a Greek island - Euboea, Ithaca, Kos, Mykonos, Sardinia?
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In which sea are the islands of Euboea, Limnos and Kos?
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Old-world Locris was comprised of two discontinuous territories on the Greek mainland, stretching from Euboea to the Corinthian gulf.