Kireas (Greek: ) is a municipality in Euboea, Greece. Population 6671 (2001). The seat of the municipality is in Mantoudi.
In the past there was a municipality Kironileas which after it was renamed it was split into the municipalities, Nileas and Kireas. These municipalities existed until the villages were organized into independent communities. With the Kapodistrian law the new Kireas municipality was formed.
Division of the municipality
Dafnoussa is a small village known in the past as Drazi.
Kirinthos is a village , part of the synonymous district. In the past it was known as Skylogianni, it was finally renamed to Kirinthos after the ancient town of Kerinthos (Cerinthus) in the region mentioned by Homer in the catalog of ships, Iliad Book 2
Mantoudi is a village, the seat of the municipality of Kireas. The village was founded during the Venetian period.
Prokopi (old form Prokopio) is a village named after the origin of refuges from Urgup/Prokopi in Cappadocia , who settled in the current village (at that time the village was known as Achmet Aga , who was the name of the owner of the region) Later it was sold to Edward Noel, his relatives own some part of the region.
Efi Sapouna-Sakellaraki, "Mycenaean Kerinthos," in D. Evely, I. S. Lemos, and S. Sherratt (eds.), Minotaur and Centaur: Studies in the Archaeology of Crete and Euboea Presented to Mervyn Popham [BAR International 638] (Oxford 1996)106-110