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Amfissa has been settled from ancient times and was mentioned by Pausanias. It once served as a city-state and was home to the Esperian or western Locris. Amfissa has been under the rule of the Romans, the Byzantines, the Crusaders and the Ottomans before joining Greece in 1821. During the Greek War of Independence, Amfissa was liberated under the leadership of various soldiers, including Panourgias and the local bishop. The anniversary of the seizure of the Salona fortress by these men on April 10, 1821 is celebrated every year by the residents of the city. Amfissa formerly served as a capital of the Eastern Terrestrial Greece. Their population is 9,248 and its area is 315.2 square kilometers.  Its population density is 29 per square kilometers and its elevation is 180 meters.
Much of the population engages in agriculture and traditional crafts, such as tanning, bell and rope making. The primary agricultural products are olives and goat milk. Amfissa leads Greece in goat milk production and the olive groves are nicknamed as the Olive Groves of Greece and are protected as places of Delphian Landscape. A type of olive is named after the city. Much of the city's culture is the result of private legacies left to the city. It is also known for its annual carnival. Benefactors include Markidis, Giagtzis and Stallos. The city contains an odeon, a chorus, a presentative library with a collection of rare books, a children's library and public philharmonic. A city square, or plateia lies at the intersection of GR-27 and old GR-48.
Landmarks includes the Salona fortress, also known as the Frankish castle Orias or Orgia, the Archaeological Museum of Amfissa, the Annunciation Cathedral with its murals by Spiros Papaloukas and several smaller museums. Other older sites nearby include the Byzantine Sotrios Church from the 12th century.  There are ample opportunities for hiking and camping in the mountains.

Amfissa is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in Europe. It is worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of Europe.

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