Chios is a region of , an island in the Aegean Sea 5 miles off the Turkish coasts. The population is about 52,290, with an area of 904 km². Chios or Chora; it is a port and the island's chief town.


is the biggest town on the island of . The new city was built with neoclassical buildings, with clear influences from the nearby Smyrna.

is a village on the island of . Built as a fort to ward off raiding pirates, the village has been remarkably preserved.

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French: Chios, German: Chios, Greek: Χίου, Italian: Chio, Portuguese: Quios, Spanish: Isla de Quíos
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