🇬🇷 Chalcis or Chalkida, is the chief town of the island of Euboea in Greece, situated on the Euripus Strait at its narrowest point. The name is preserved from antiquity and is derived from the Greek χαλκός, though there is no trace of any mines in the area. In the Late Middle Ages, it was known as Negropont(e), an Italian name that has also been applied to the entire island of Euboea. The municipality Chalcis also includes the areas of: • Anthidona • Avlida • Lilantia • Nea Artaki.
Chalcis has a population of over 59,125 people. Chalcis also forms the centre of the wider Chalcis area which has a population of over 102,223 people.