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Chios

Χίος
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Chios is locatit in Greece
Chios
Chios
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 38°24′N 26°01′E / 38.400°N 26.017°E / 38.400; 26.017Coordinates: 38°24′N 26°01′E / 38.400°N 26.017°E / 38.400; 26.017
KintraGreece
Admeenistrative regionNorth Aegean
Regional unitChios
Area
 • Municipality842.5 km2 (325.3 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,297 m (4,255 ft)
Lawest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
51,930
 • Municipality density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
82x xx
Aurie code(s)227x0
Vehicle registrationΧΙ
Wabsteidwww.chios.gr

Chios (/ˈk.ɒs/; Greek: Χίος, pronounced [ˈçios]; Turkis: Sakız Adası alternative transliterations Khíos an Híos) is the fift lairgest o the Greek islands, situatit in the Aegean Sea, 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) off the Anatolian coast.

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