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Euboea (Evia) the second-largest Greek island

Euboea or Evia[1] (/juːˈbə/Modern Greek: Εύβοια, EvvoiaAncient GreekΕὔβοιαEúboia) is the second-largest Greek island in area and population, after Crete. The narrow Euripus Strait separates it from Boeotia in mainland Greece. In general outline it is a long and narrow, seahorse-shaped island; it is about 180 kilometres (110 mi) long, and varies in breadth from 50 kilometres (31 mi) to 6 kilometres (3.7 mi). Its geographic orientation is from northwest to southeast, and it is traversed

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