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Aghios Constantinos is small seaside town and port in the regional section of Fthiotida, region of Central Greece. According to the 2011 census Agios Konstantinos has 2,471 inhabitants. Administratively, it is the seat of the municipal community of St. Constantine, the Municipal unity Agios Konstantinos, which is located in the Municipality of Molos - Agios Konstantinos. Under Kapodistrias program was the seat of Agios Konstantinos. It is 48 km from Lamia and 163 kilometers from Athens.

In place located Saint Constantine in ancient times was the town where N Lokron Dafnonas, which was the most western town. The city was an important port and was walled. Parts of the wall are preserved at "Isomata". The area under Turkish rule began to create settlements like Vorlovos, Smallpox and Neochori. In 1832 in place Grados discovered Byzantine icon of Saints Constantine and Helen and residents of preexisting settlements were moved there, creating Agios Konstantinos. After the earthquake of 1894, much of the settlements destroyed. The village was then reconstructed based on the urban plan. The construction of the National Road Athens-Thessaloniki in the 1960s, which was passing through the village, turned him into an important summer tourism. The highway passing through the town until she completed the realignment of the road in 2007, which bypassing Agios Konstantinos.

Agios Konstantinos has a ferry port which connects with the northern Sporades, with Agios Georgios Lichadas in Evia and Volos. It also has a community clinic, pharmacy, police station, post office and port authorities. Attractions in the area is the church of Agios Konstantinos with Byzantine mosaics and the square of St. Nicholas with the trees and the outdoor theater.

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