Anavra – a village in western Othris at 780 meters above sea level has become known throughout Greece and beyond, and that’s because although located at high altitude and relatively far from the big city. Residents have income from 30,000 to 100.000 euro and the village has 0% crime and 0% unemployment. Anavra community now belongs to the Municipality of Almyros.
The (former) mayor of the village Dimitrios Tsoukalas organized the village and the 700 now inhabitants engaged in farming with a total of 25,000 animals and applied the supply and solidarity model. The village farmers have modern facilities in three livestock farms are just outside the village as the village has its own ultramodern slaughterhouse.
The teacher and the doctor of the village have free accommodation as free preventive examinations for residents.
So this small village has a two-storey parking for 60 cars in the village for visitors of the village, two day schools, free internet, free gym, an environmental and cultural park of 240 acres in order to highlight and exploit both the natural environment of the area and the monuments and cultural elements, a wind park to the mountains while enjoying the view, a livestock folk life museum, citizen service center and football and basketball. Other attractions of the village are preserved churches of the 18th century. Ag. Paraskevi and Saints Athanasius and Seraphim.