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Information About Fokida History
Fokida is a regions rich in history with warm and hospitable people. Visitors have the opportunity to see a region of immense natural beauty , ever changing landscapes and witness the presence and evolution of mythology, history, art, and civilization over the last few thousand years.
Fokida was named after Fokos, son of Aiakos, who took over the area. According to another legend the region was named after Fokos the son of Ornytionas, leader of the Corinthians. The first inhabitants, the Pelasgians were followed by the Aeolian and Doric tribes. The ancient borders of Fokida were much different that today. It reached from Lokrida in the East to Antikyra in the west.
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