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Ποταμιά

Potamia village is 22km far from Nicosia. It is near Dali and the occupied villages Piroi and Louroutzina. The village is located beside the river of Gialia, the second largest river of Cyprus. In Cyprus, the word «potamos» means river. In Potamia Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots live peaceful together. Although the number of the Turkish Cypriots has decreased a lot since the Turkish...

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Καλαβασός

Kalavasos village is 40km far from the city of Larnaka, neighbouring Tochni,Zygi,Mari and Maroni Villages.The village is built on the west shore of Vasilikos river. The village position was very important and helped the natural environment and agriculture development of the area. It is believed that the village name Kalavasos came from an ancient Greek word «vassa» which means wooded valley....

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Vavla

Vavla is a scenic village located in Larnaca Region, at about 470 meters of elevation and borders with the villages of Layia, Ora, Kato Drys, Lefkara and Chirokitia. According to historian Nearchos Clerides the village was built around 1450AC. The village name has two versions for its origin. The first version says that the name Vavla derives from the name of the liege of the area, called...

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Βουνί

The name of Vouni derives from the fact that its built on an 800 meters high mountain (Mountain in Greek can be pronounced as Vouni). According to the history the village was created from the join of four different settlements, one of them being the Vouni village. Three of the settlements were abandoned after a mass death incident that happened to Cyprus in the 17th Century. The only...

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Μάμμαρι

Ένα χωριό, του οποίου η μεγαλύτερη έκταση του βρίσκεται εντός της «νεκρής ζώνης» και που όμως οι κάτοικοι του δεν το εγκατέλειψαν. Ένα ακριτικό χωριό που παρά τις οποιεσδήποτε δυσκολίες, κατόρθωσε να αναπτυχθεί σε μια σύγχρονη κοινότητα της επαρχίας Λευκωσίας.