Pafos District (Greek : Επαρχία Πάφου, Turkish : Baf kazası) is one of the six districts of Cyprus and it is situated in the western part of Cyprus. Its main town and capital is Pafos. The entire district is controlled by the internationally recognized government of Cyprus. There are four municipalities in Paphos District: Paphos, Yeroskipou, Peyia, and Polis Chrysochous.
The area of the district is 1,396 km², which constitutes the 15.1% of the total area of the island, and the population in 2011 was 90,295. Its coastal area is characterized by gulfs and coves, capes and points, beaches and tiny isles. The district can be divided into three morphological regions: the coastal plain, lying mainly below 200 metres, the hilly area extending from plain up to the igneous rocks of Paphos forest and the mountainous region, lying mainly on the igneous rocks of the Paphos forest. North-west of the District is the Akamas peninsula which contains a national park where the green sea turtle is a protected animal.
According to Statistical Codes of Municipalities, Communities and Quarters of Cyprus per the Statistical Service of Cyprus (2015), Paphos District has 4 municipalities and 121 communities.Municipalities are written with bold.
Because Cyprus has no working railway system, various other methods of transport are needed to ensure the proper delivery of any cargo, be it human or freight. Since the last railway was dismantled in 1952, the only remaining modes of transport are by road, by sea, and by air.
Paphos, sometimes spelled Pafos, is a coastal city in southwest Cyprus and is the capital of Paphos District. In classical antiquity, two locations were called Paphos: Old Paphos, today known as Kouklia, and New Paphos.
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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.
Agia Marina may refer to several locations:
Ayia Marina is a village located in the Paphos District of Cyprus, in the Tylliria region.
Ayia Marina Kelokedharon is a village located in the Paphos District of Cyprus, east of Paphos near the town of Kelokedhara.
Stroumpi or Stroumbi is a small village in central Paphos District, Cyprus, and halfway between Paphos and Polis. The name of the village is said to derive from its founder, a man called "Stroumpos", or the shape of the surrounding hills. The village is known for its annual "Dionysia" wine festival named after Dionysos, the ancient Greek god of wine, that takes place next to central square where the Ayias Sophias church is located at the end of August. A now-defunct "Dionysos" volleyball team was based in Stroumpi and played in the Cypriot top league.
Psathi is a village in the Paphos District of Cyprus, located 3 km west of Agios Dimitrianos. Psathi is located at 488m above sea level.
Philousa Chrysochous is a village in the Paphos District of Cyprus, located 12 km southeast of Polis Chrysochous. Is located at 427 metres (1,401 ft) above sea level. Located next to Lake Evretos, Filousa Chrysochous is adjacent to the village of Tremithousa of Paphos and is one of the small communities of the island, but it has many of the natural beauties of the Cypriot countryside. Specifically, the settlement is built on a green hillside with carob trees, olive and fruit trees, and overlooks from above the villages of the area. The village lies close to Simou, Zacharia and Sarama Village. The two abandoned villages of Evretou and Trimithousa are also nearby. Filousa Village was at one at the centre of 5 surrounding Turkish Cypriot villages in the area.
Androlykou is a Turkish Cypriot village in the Paphos District of Cyprus, located 5 km southwest of Polis Chrysochous.
Neo Chorio is a village in the Paphos District of Cyprus, about 8 km west of Polis. Until 1958, it had a mixed Greek- and Turkish Cypriot population with a Greek Cypriot majority. Amid the intercommunal violence, the Turkish Cypriot inhabitants of Neo Chorio fled to Androlykou, a nearby Turkish Cypriot village. In 1975, following the Turkish invasion of the previous year and subsequent division of the island, most Turkish Cypriots of Neo Chorio resettled in Myrtou, now in Northern Cyprus. In 2011, Neo Chorio had a population of 519. Since July 1998, Neo Chorio has also been home to Anassa Hotel, a luxury 5* beach resort owned by the Thanos Hotels Group.
Limassol District or Lemesos is one of the six districts of Cyprus. As of 2011, it had a population of 239.842, 77% of which was urban. Its main city is Limassol. Part of the British Overseas Territory of Akrotiri and Dhekelia forms an enclave on the Akrotiri Peninsula, under the sovereignty of the United Kingdom.
Finikas Ayias Marinas Chrysochous is a Cypriot professional football club based in Ayia Marina Chrysochous, Paphos District, Cyprus. It was founded in 1973, and is currently playing in the STOK Elite Division, Cypriot fourth division.
Pittokopos is a locality in Dhrousha in Cyprus, in the Paphos District.
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