Halkios is on the Southeast part of our beautiful island and in the
middle of Kambochora, about eight and a half kilometers away from the town of
Chios with which it communicates with contemporary transport means. It's the center
of the Municipality after the joining of six colonizing, which means that from
the East it is near Vassileoniko, from the West it is adjacent with Ververato,
from the South with Vavili and Neochori, from the North with the mountain Korakari
and from the Southwest with Zifia. On your way up to Aghios Georgios, your sight
lies beyond Halkios to Kambochora, Thimiana, Tholopotami, and Aghios Georgios
The village Halkios is the biggest of all the villages in the Municipality.
It has a population of 906 citizens (1991 census) and the cultivating land covers
3,9 square kilometers, without the big extents of pasture-ground of Korakari,
Misovouno and Mili.
Halkios was always characterized as "Kefalochori". This means that
it was a rich and big village, with a rich agricultural production of cereals,
citrus fruits, crops, olive oil, gardening products, almonds, and the famous beans
from Halkios. In the old days there was also a production of wine and tobacco,
but not anymore.
The Town Hall is in the center of the Municipality of Kambochora and
it is located on the main external road of Halkios. The Municipal School Center
is on the main external road of Halkios at the place of the old Fliskion School
for Girls and it is a five-teacher-school. Apart from the students from Ververato
and Vavili, that have their own single-teacher schools, some students from other
colonizing of the Municipality also study in this school. Besides, the Nursery
School of Kampochora is located in Halkios.
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