It was first mentioned in history around 750 BC. Today, Chalcis is known for its waterfront, maritime industry, bridges, history, and architecture.
People Born in Chalcis
Chalcis in People's Lives
Roald Dahl: I was in my first aerial combat here, while flying over this city alone in 1941. I attacked six fighter planes that were bombing ships, and shot down one. I got through the skirmish unscathed.