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Ververato, Chios

Just 7.5 kilometers away form the city of Chios is another village of the Municipality of Kampochora, Ververato. Surrounded by other villages, it is located a little further away from Halkios, SW of Zifias. Even though it is a small village, it stands out for its ponds and plentiful waters. If someone wants to see the excellent view of the area, all he has to do is climb on a hill of the rocky area of Petrana and admire the view from up there.
The village has only a few houses, since the citizens are only 340 (1991 census). They are occupied to agriculture and gardening. There is a small sports stadium that was constructed recently. Although the village has lost its "old color" and the customs that still remain are very few, it is still alive. The center of the cultural events is the educational and Civilizing Council. The history of Ververato and its assistance to all the hard days of the wars is remarkable. The ruins of the forts that remain until today prove it.
The village was named, according to tradition, after "Ververis", the last name of a Spanish citizen. One of the forts of the village belonged to him, but unfortunately time has left only a few remains from all the traditional buildings for us to admire.
Looking from high up, the small houses, most of which have two floors, form big pyramidal quadrilaterals and seem gathered one next to the other. Around them, the green trees form a circle which hugs them and relaxes them with its freshness in the summer.

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Chios Town, Kambos, Vrondados, Anavatos, Avgonyma, Karyes, Thymiana, Neohori, Vassileoniko, Vavili, Halkios, Ververato, Dafnonas, Aghios Georgios Sikousis, Zifias


Ancient Times
Ancient Chios Town, Daskalopetra, Drakodospilos, Rimokastro
Early Christian Times
St. Isidore’s Basilica
Medieval Times
Nea Moni, Virgin Krena, Aghios Georgios of Chios Fortress, Aghios Georgios Sikousis, Kournas Monastery, Giustiniani Palace, Fortress of Chios, Anavatos, Watchtowers
Late Byzantine Times
Monastery of Saints Anargyri, Monastery of Aghios Menas
Post Byzantine and Later Times
Kambos, Marble Fountains, Mosque -Tzami, Later Buildings, Saints Constantine and Helen Nunnery, Panaghia Voethia Nunnery (The Virgin of Assistance), Aghios Georgios Reston, Aghios Stefanos Monastery, The Cloister of Aghios Markos, Myrsinidi Monastery, The Cloister of Aghion Pateron (The Holy Fathers), Mills, Aghia Skepi Isihastirio (The Retreat of Saintly Protection)

Chios Beaches

Bella Vista, Kontari, Karfas, Megas Limnionas, Aghia Fotia, Daskalopetra, Tagma, Afanis Beach, Lo Beach

Date: Σάββατο, 12 Απριλίου 2008
Panagioti Ververis, Mandurah . Australia.
Comment:We are returning to look at the origins of our family and our name this year. Thankyou for providing some of the information we required.