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Kiti (Greek : Κίτι [locally [ˈt͡ʃiti] ]; is a village in the Larnaca District of Cyprus, located 11 km southwest of Larnaca. It is noted for the Byzantine church Panagia tis Angeloktistis (Greek : Παναγία της Αγγελόκτιστης) or Panagia Angeloktisti ("Panagia Built by Angels"). According to local tradition, the residents of ancient Kition (now Larnaca) moved to Kiti in order to escape the Arab invasions. They decided to build the church, but according to tradition, the foundation of church moved overnight. According to legend, an army of angels came overnight to build the church, which is where it gets its name.
The climate in this area is described by the Köppen Climate Classification System as "dry-summer subtropical" often referred to as "Mediterranean" and abbreviated as Csa.
Larnaca (Greek: Λάρνακα [ˈlarnaka]; is a city on the southern coast of Cyprus and the capital of the eponymous district. It is the third-largest city in the country, after Nicosia and Limassol, with a metro population of 144,200 in 2015.
Larnaca District is one of the six districts of Cyprus. Its capital is Larnaca. It is bordered on the east by Famagusta District, on the north by Nicosia District and on the west by Limassol District.
Galata is a village in the Solea valley, located about 60 km west of the capital Nicosia, at an altitude of 620 m in the Troodos Mountains of Cyprus. It is a popular summer tourist destination for its cooler climate in the summer months. It is also well known on the island for its fruit produce. In Galata there is Panagia tis Podithou, church, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with nine other Painted Churches in the Troödos Region.
Geroskipou is a coastal town in Cyprus, east of Paphos. Its current population is approximately 7,000 and it is the second largest municipality in the Paphos District. Yeroskipou, with its remarkable five-domed Byzantine church of Agia Paraskevi, and its Folk Art Museum, is a popular tourist destination. It is known especially for the production of Turkish Delight or "lokum". The town is the only place in the world which has protected geographical indication (PGI) for the popular dessert.
Maroni is a village located in the Larnaca District of Cyprus.
Trikomo is a town in north-eastern Mesaoria in Cyprus. It is de facto under the control of Northern Cyprus and is the administrative center of the İskele District of Northern Cyprus. It gained municipality status on 1 June 1998.
Nikitari is a village in Cyprus. It is located in the Nicosia District.
Neoklis Kyriazis was a Cypriot medical doctor and historian known for his significant contributions to the history of Cyprus. He was a member of the National Council of Cyprus.
Alaminos is a village in the Larnaca District of Cyprus, west of the city of Larnaca. In 1960, prior to the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, it had 564 inhabitants, with a roughly equal number of Greek and Turkish Cypriots. In 2011, its population was 345.
Anafotia is a village located in the Larnaca District of Cyprus, west of Larnaca. In 1994, the official name of the village became Anafotida (Aναφωτίδα), following a decision by the then-government of Cyprus to make the names of villages on the island more Greek. However, locally the village is still referred to as Anafotia.
Akanthou is a village in Famagusta District, on the northern coast of Cyprus. Akanthou is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. As of 2011, it had a population of 1,459.
Lagoudera is a village in the Nicosia District of Cyprus, located near Chandria.
Pyrga is a village in the Larnaca District of Cyprus, located on 4 km east of Kornos.
Kellia is a village in the Larnaca District of Cyprus, located north of Larnaca. Prior to 1974, the village was inhabited mostly by Turkish Cypriots. In 2011, its population was 387.
Livadia is a municipality and suburb of Larnaca. It has been a settlement since the middle bronze age.
Tersefanou is a village in the Larnaca District of Cyprus, located 2 northwest of Kiti.
Softades is a village in the Larnaca District of Cyprus, located 3 km west of Kiti. Prior to 1964 the village was inhabited almost exclusively by Turkish Cypriots.
Psematismenos is a village in the Larnaca District of Cyprus, located 2 km northwest of Maroni.
Kalavasos is a village in the Larnaca District of Cyprus, located 6 km north of Zygi. In its vicinity, there are copper mines.
Panagia tis Angeloktistis or Panagia Angeloktisti is a Byzantine church located in the village of Kiti, Cyprus, roughly 12 kilometers to the southwest of modern-day Larnaka and the ancient city Kition.
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