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Lichada (Greek: Λιχάδα, older form: Lichas) is a village and a former community in Euboea, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Istiaia-Aidipsos, of which it is a municipal unit.[1] Its 2001 population was 240 for the village and 1,140 for the community. Lichada is located at the western tip of Euboea, northwest of Chalkida, west of Istiaia and Aidipsos.


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Subdivisions

Agios Georgios
Gregolimano (Γρεγολίμανο) [2001 [pop: 1]
Kavos
Kokkinias (Κοκκινιάς) [2001 pop: 7]
Vasilina


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Monolia
Strongylo


Population
Year Settlement population Community population
1981 - 1,016
1991 275 1,153
2001 240 1,140

History

Houses were damaged during World War II and the Greek Civil War, and rebuilt afterwards.

Electricity and automobiles arrived in the 1960s, an asphalt road in the late-20th century, and television in the 1980s. Internet and computers arrived in the late-1990s. Many houses are abandoned.

Lichada was struck by a forest fire in July 2007. It consumed about 10 square kilometres of land in the mountains. Several houses and properties were damaged and residents were homeless.

See also

List of settlements in the Euboea prefecture


External links

Lichada (community) on GTP Travel Pages
Lichada(town) on GTP Travel Pages

Municipalities and communities of the Euboea Prefecture

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