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Chios (town)

Europe is one of the five inhabited traditional continents of the Earth. Physically and geologically, Europe is the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, west of Asia. Europe is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and to the southeast by the waterways adjoining the Mediterranean to and including the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains. On the east, Europe is divided from Asia by the water divide of the Ural Mountains and by the Caspian Sea. Europe is the world's second-smallest continent in terms of area and third-largest continent after Asia and Africa in population.
Chios is a Greek island in the Aegean Sea 5 miles off the Turkish coasts. In 2001, the population of the city was 52,290 and an area of 904 square kilometers. The island also has a substantial Diaspora in London and New York. The capital is also called Chios or Chora, it is a port and the island's chief town. The island is famous for its scenery and good climate. Its international fame is based on the size and quality of its shipping community. Its climate is principally Mediterranean. Winters are rarely founded in higher elevations.

A city known for its historic myths and traditions, scenic beauty, cooperative people and luxurious hotels and cottages, Chios is one of the favorite holiday destinations for most of the vacation lovers.

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