in Nicosia, Cyprus
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- 35.250 and 33.481 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- N 35° 15' 1" and E 33° 28' 50"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Euro - EUR
- Spoken languages:
- Modern Greek, Turkish, English
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 10:32 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Asia/Nicosia
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 5:43 am and 8:00 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- -27.600 and -144.317 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Kythréa in Nicosia is a town located in Cyprus a little north-east of Nicosia, the country's capital place.
Time in Kythréa is now 10:32 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Asia / Nicosia with an UTC offset of 3 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Kythréa, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in Cyprus is Ercan International Airport in a distance of 7 mi (or 11 km), South. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Cyprus is Choirokoitia in a distance of 32 mi (or 52 km), South. We collected 1 points of interest near this location.
Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Nicosia, Kyrenia, Larnaca, Famagusta and Limassol. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 31°C / 88 °F
|Morning Temperature||31°C / 88 °F|
|Evening Temperature||30°C / 85 °F|
|Night Temperature||27°C / 81 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1007.8 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from East|
|Cloud Conditions||Clear sky, covering 0% of sky|
|General Conditions||Sky is clear|
Wednesday, 17th of July 2019
26°C (79 °F)
25°C (78 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Thursday, 18th of July 2019
26°C (78 °F)
26°C (78 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Friday, 19th of July 2019
26°C (79 °F)
26°C (79 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Videos from this area
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Sanat Güncesi 30 Ekim 2014 - An art programme in North Cyprus
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
The Kyrenia Mountains are a long, narrow chain of mountains that runs approximately 160 km along the north coast of Cyprus. The mountains are primarily limestone, with some marble. The highest mountain, Kyparissovouno, is 1,024 m in elevation. The western half of the range is also known as the Pentadactylos. Pentadactylos is also sometimes used synonymously with "Kyrenia Mountains" to refer to the entire range.
Flag of Northern Cyprus
The flag of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (Turkish: Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti bayrağı) is based on the flag of Turkey with the colors reversed and two horizontal red stripes added at the top and bottom. It was the result of a competition to find a new representative flag for the TRNC. The local use of the Turkish flag is somewhat similar to the use of the Greek flag in the rest of the island.
Ercan International Airport
Ercan International Airport is an airport in the de facto Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. However, since the airport lies in an internationally unrecognized country, its status as an international airport is also unrecognized and the airport codes do not appear in the official IATA and ICAO lists. It is located east of the Nicosia, near the village of Tymvou.
Tymvou is a village located in central Cyprus in the Nicosia District. It resides in the Lefkoşa District of the de facto Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (recognised only by Turkey), and is also the location of Nicosia's first airport, built during British colonial rule. The village was originally exclusively inhabited by Greek Cypriots, and in 1960, it had a population of 1133 people. The original population left the village in 1974 following the invasion of Cyprus.
Central Bank of Cyprus
The Central Bank of Cyprus (Greek: Kεντρική Τράπεζα της Κύπρου Turkish: Kıbrıs Merkez Bankası), is the central bank of the Republic of Cyprus, located in Nicosia. It was established in 1963. Its current governor is Prof. Panicos O. Demetriades. The bank issued Cypriot pound banknotes and coins prior to 2008, when Cyprus adopted the euro.
Ledra Palace Hotel
The Ledra Palace Hotel is located in central Nicosia, Cyprus, and until 1974 was one of the largest and most glamorous hotels of the capital. The hotel was designed by the architect Ginsberg and was built in 1949 on what was then called King Edward VII Street now Markos Drakos Avenue. It had 163 bedrooms and 258 beds, officially rated as de luxe. All rooms had hot and cold water, central heating and a telephone. Facilities included a conference, reading, bridge and ballroom with orchestra.
Arabahmet Mosque is situated in the city of Nicosia in the northern part of Cyprus. It was built in the late 16th century. The Mosque is named after a commander of the 1571 Ottoman army. The mosque is the tombs of some important persons of the past in its garden.
Haydarpasha Mosque or St. Catherine’s Parish Church in Nicosia was originally built by the Lusignans in the 14th century. It has been described by Harry Charles Luke as representing one of the finest examples of Gothic buildings on the island. It was converted to a mosque (the Haydarpasha Mosque) during the Ottoman occupation of the island. More recently it has been a marriage registration office and is currently an art gallery.
Embassy of Turkey to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
The Embassy of Turkey to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (Turkish: Türkiye'nin Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti Büyükelçiliği) is located in the Turkish Sector of Nicosia, just outside the walls of the Old City.
Faneromeni School, founded by Archbishop Makarios I in 1857, was the first all-girls school in Cyprus. The founder of the School, Archbishop Makarios I, was instrumental in the establishment of many other schools throughout the island of Cyprus in order to combat illiteracy. The School is located in the historical Faneromeni Square, situated in the centre of the capital and within the Venetian medieval walls of Nicosia.
Trachoni is a large village lying partly in the Limassol District of Cyprus and partly in the British Overseas Territory of Akrotiri and Dhekelia. It has a population of 3,294 according to the 2001 census.
Eleftheria square, is the main square in central Nicosia, Cyprus. It forms the intersection of Ledra and Onasagorou streets with Stasinou, Omirou, Kostaki Pantelidi, Konstandinou Palaiologou and Evagorou avenues. Prior to 1974 the centre of city was considered to be Faneromeni Square.
The Cyprus Library (Greek: Κυπριακή Βιβλιοθήκη Kypriakī́ Vivliothī́kī, Turkish: Kıbrıs Kütüphanesi) is the national library of the Republic of Cyprus.
Mia Milia is a suburb of the city of Nicosia, Cyprus, located northeast of the city. The town functions as a separate municipality. In 1960 the population consisted of 1073 inhabitants but the town has grown substantially since, as the city of Nicosia expanded. The UN is planning a water treatment plant near the town.
Battle of Tylliria
The Battle of Tylliria or Battle of Kokkina was a battle between the Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot forces at Tylliria (Dillirga) area, in the Eastern Mediterranean.
Ledra Street (Greek: Οδός Λήδρας Odos Lidras, Turkish: Lokmacı Caddesi) is a major shopping thoroughfare in central Nicosia, Cyprus, which links North and South Nicosia. It is the site of the former Ledra Street barricade where the street ran across the United Nations buffer zone. The barricade symbolised the division of Nicosia between the Greek south and Turkish north which was under the control of the unrecognised, self-declared Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC).
Notre Dame de Tyre
Notre Dame de Tyre is a 14th century monastery in Nicosia, Cyprus. The existing building is gothic in style and consists of a square nave, with a semi-octagonal apse, cross vaults an arch covering the western part, a bell tower (built in 1860) and convent buildings to the north of the church. To the east of the nunnery buildings is the sarcophagus of Lady Dampierre, an Abbess of the nunnery. On the church floor are tombstones dating from the 14th and 15th centuries.
Sourp Magar (Armenian: Սուրբ Մակար or Magaravank, Մակարավանք) is an Armenian monastery located in a forested valley in the Pentadhaktylos range in the Republic of Cyprus. As a result of Cyprus dispute and the invasion of the Turkish army in 1974, the site presently falls within the Turkish-occupied area of Cyprus. The Magaravank stands at 530 metres and is about 3 km from the Halevga Forest Station.
Buyuk Han (the Great Inn) is the largest caravansarai on the island of Cyprus and is considered to be one of the finest buildings on the island. Located in North Nicosia, Northern Cyprus, it was built by the Ottomans in 1572, the year after they had seized Cyprus from the Venetians. In the centre of the open courtyard is a mosque with a fountain for pre-prayer ablutions. It became the first city prison under British administration but reverted in 1893 to a hostel for poor families.
The Kyrenia Gate is a gate in the Nicosia walls, in North Nicosia, Cyprus. It was the gate which was used for transport to the northern areas, especially Kyrenia. The gate was built in 1567 by Venetians, as a part of the new city walls. It was restored by the Ottomans in 1821, and a lookout was added to the gate for a probable Greek revolt. Now, the gate is used as a tourism information office by the Nicosia Turkish Municipality.
Panagia Apsinthiotissa or Absinthiotissa is a Greek Orthodox monastery located at the southern foot of the Pentadaktylos range in the Republic of Cyprus. As a result of Cyprus dispute and the invasion of the Turkish army in 1974, the site presently falls within the de facto Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus in Lefkoşa District. The nearest settlements are Sychari (Συγχαρί, Tr. Kaynakköy) and Vouno (Βουνό, Tr. Taşkent).
Faneromeni Square, is an important historical square located within the Venetian walls of Nicosia. It hosts a number of historical buildings and monuments including Faneromeni Church, Faneromeni School, Faneromeni Library,and the Marble Mausoleum.
Shacolas Tower is completed highrise building located in the centre of old Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus in Ledra Street. It is currently the highest building in Nicosia. It is considered a hallmark of the city's old town. The first 5 floors are Debenhams department stores and the 6th floor is considered to be a cafeteria offering a panoramic view of the old city of Nicosia. The 11th floor is an observatory and a museum overlooking the whole capital.
Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios Mansion
The Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios Mansion is situated near the Archbishopric, in the neighbourhood of Saint Antonios in Nicosia, Cyprus, where the wealthy notables of the Greek community traditionally used to live.
Archbishop's Palace, Nicosia
Archbishop's Palace is the official residence and office of the archbishop of Cyprus located in Nicosia. The palace was built next to the "Old Archbishop's Palace" (built in the 17th century), between 1956 and 1960; in neo-Venetian architecture style. Although the palace is not open to the public; the Byzantine Museum, Library of the Archbishopric, Folk Art Museum and the National Struggle Museum located on its grounds are open to the public.
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Kythréa.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Değirmenlik, Kythræa, Kitrea, Kitreya, Kythréa, Κυθρέα