Afrati Euboea

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Afrati Euboea

It was named Afrati Euboea, from the fluffy, fertile and soft soil that exists on the Campos on the right and left of the banks of the river Lila. Others admit of a Byzantine ruler named Afratios, who was a great landowner and ruler of the place. In the old days there was a large mining of Leucolith. To the north of Afratio, the waters of the river Lilanta are collected, from which the whole of the Lilantio Field is irrigated. To the north and northeast there is a huge cave with black stalactite decoration, the Black Cave due to magnesium oxide. On the hill of Agios Charalambos, blades, scrolls of the Neolithic period, as well as prehistoric shells were found. To the north and northwest of the river Lila are remnants of very good condition from the so-called Pano Hani. Here, the passers-by, and the conductors of the Turkish occupation, and until the circulation of the car around 1960 coming down from the villages of Dirfis and the surrounding villages of Central Euboea, stopped to distance them and their animals and continue their journey. to transport the pramatamia to the city of Chalkida. Hani had a Tavern - Cafeteria - Dormant sleeping accommodation as well as horse food and mechanical components for the repair of cars.
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