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Kirra, Phocis

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.
Kirra is a village in Phocis, central Greece. It is part of the municipality of Itea. Its ancient name is Kirrha. Kirra is part of a Trifecta starting in the north with Delphi, decending south to the Gulf of Corinth to Itea which is the main city on the water in that area, and then down the coast a few miles to Kirra, known for its beautiful beaches. Lots of water sports up and down this part of the Gulf which is all part of the Prefecture of Fokida, in Central Greece. The view from the shores of Kirra is breathtaking. This is where the majestic Green Mountains come right down to the sea and the mixing of the blue waters with the green of the mountains is truly beautiful.
In Ancient Greece, Kirrha was a heavily fortified city which controlled access to Delphi from the Corinthian Gulf. Kirrha took advantage of its location to rob and mistreat pilgrims to the Delphic Oracle, to tax Delphi, and to steal land from Delphi, land considered sacred to Apollo.
Kirra, justifiably so, enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers, and is one of the most visited place. It is also said the place of best geographical environment and can trace its origin back to prehistoric times.

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