Évripos (ĕvˈrĭpôs) [key], strait, c.5 mi (8 km) long and from 120 ft to 1 mi (37 m–1.6 km) wide, forming the central and narrowest part of the channel separating the island of Évvoia from the Greek mainland. Khalkís, on Évvoia, is connected with the mainland by a drawbridge (built 1894).
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