Marmari

Periphery: Central Greece
Prefecture : Euboea

Euboea island, Satellite image of Euboea municipalities (except Skyros)

Marmari (Greek, Modern: , Ancient/Katharevousa -ον -on), older forms: Marmario and Marmarion is a municipality in the prefecture of Euboea, Greece

The name is derived from the muliticolor marbles (marmara) in the region. Marmari is linked with the road linking the GR-44 (Chalkida - Karystos). It also serves ferry routes with the mainland with the port of Rafina. The mountains dominate the east. Its main economy are businesses and agriculture. Marmari is located SE of Chalkida, E of Rafina and west of Karystos.

The village Marmari is c. 122 km from Chalkida.

Division of the municipality

  • Marmarion / Δ.δ. Μαρμαρίου [1367]
    • Marmarion / το [1006]
    • Agia Marina / η Αγία Μαρίνα [44]
    • Agios Konstantinos / ο Άγιος Κωνσταντίνος [75]
    • Diaftavrosi / η [47]
    • Kokkinis / ο Κοκκίνης [14]
    • Krya Vrysi / η Κρύα Βρύση [21]
    • Lykorema / το Λυκόρεμα [28]
    • Megalonisos Petalion (island) / η (νησίδα) [0]
    • Panagia / η Παναγία [51]
    • Paralia Figia / η [60]
    • Tragonision (or Tragonisi) (island) / το Τραγονήσιον (νησίδα) [0]
    • Figias / ο Φηγιάς [21]
    • Chersonision (or Chersonisi) (island) / το (νησίδα) [0]
  • Agios Dimitrios / Δ.δ. Αγίου Δημητρίου -- ο Άγιος Δημήτριος [301]
  • Aktaion / Δ.δ. Ακταίου [86]
    • Aktaion / το Ακταίον [78]
    • Ekali / η Εκάλη [8]
  • Giannitsion / Δ.δ. Γιαννιτσίου [274]
    • Giannitsion / το [100]
    • Kato Giannitsi / το Κάτω Γιαννίτσι [53]
    • Pothion / το [121]
  • Kallianos / Δ.δ. Καλλιανού [357]
    • Kallianos / ο [204]
    • Agathon / το [60]
    • Vrachos / ο [9]
    • Kalergon / το [42]
    • Lenosaioi / οι [27]
    • Soteira / η [15]
  • Katsaronion / Δ.δ. Κατσαρωνίου [151]
    • Katsaronion / το [120]
    • Choni / το Χωνί [31]
  • Melisson / Δ.δ. Μελισσώνος -- ο [36]
  • Paradeision / Δ.δ. Παραδεισίου [253]
    • Paradeision / το [144]
    • Alexis / ο Αλέξης [55]
    • Chania / τα [54]
  • Stuppaioi / Δ.δ. Στουππαίων [327]
    • Stuppaioi / οι [151]
    • Varellaioi / οι [32]
    • Vatision / το [53]
    • Kalogeri / το Καλογέρι [27]
    • Rizovounion / το [64]

Pothi

Pothi (older form Pothion) is a village 25 km N of Karystos. It was build probably during the early period of the occupation of the region by the Ottomans. Like the region around Karystos is was liberated in the year 1833.

Municipalities and communities of the Euboea Prefecture

Aidipsos | Amarynthos | Anthidona | Artemisio | Avlida | Avlon | Chalcis | Dirfys | Dystos | Elymnioi | Eretria | Istiaia | Karystos | Kireas | Konistres | Kymi | Lilantia | Marmari | Messapia | Nea Artaki | Nileas | Oreoi | Skyros | Styra | Taminaioi

Kafireas | Lichada

Links

Homepage of Marmari (official website)

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See also

Marmari , Kos

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