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The village of Arsos is one of the biggest wine producing villages in Cyprus. It lies 40 kilometres from Limassol and 45 kilometres from Paphos It is built on the slopes of Laona mountain, 1092 metres above sea level, with an open horizon on the Valley of the Diarizos River, as far as the sea of Paphos. Thanks to this geographical position, it enjoys a wonderful cool and dry climate in summer and attracts therefore hundreds of holidaymakers. There are two versions about its name. One says that it ...
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The -mixed population -village Prastio of the Limassol district stands at a distance of about 38 kilometres west of the city of Limassol. Because of its adjacency to the village Avdimou, it is known as "Prastio Avdimou". It is built at an average altitude of 380 metres and receives an average annual rainfall of about 540 millimetres. Forage plants, cereals, vines (table and wine-making varieties), carobs, and olive trees are cultivated in its region. Regarding transportation, Prastio connects with the ...
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According to tradition, the village Choletria has a life of about 500 years. The "Agia Eirene" (St. Irene) venue was the first area where Choletria was established in very old times, which is located very close to today's village. A half-ruined, small church, the rubbles of some houses, and an olive-press are still extant today in this venue. The main reason for abandoning the "Agia Eirene" venue was that it was placed upon a barrow across from the sea, that being a great disadvantage in that era; the Saracens ...
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Emba is an unmingled Greek village of the district of Paphos, in the geographical periphery of the littoral champaign of Paphos. It is situated approximately 4km north of Paphos city, in the route Paphos - Tala - Monastery of Saint Neophytos. The village is built at 135m above sea level. The build-up area has mainly grown along the main road crossing the village and leading to Paphos.The village already existed by the Byzantine era and it is known from the Frankish rule with ...
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Cyprus Articles [ List of villages occupied by Turkish military forces in 1974. ]

List of villages occupied by Turkish military forces in 1974.

Villages occupied ILLEGALLY by Turkey since 1974

 Akanthou &II
 Ammochostos (Famagusta)
 Ardana &II
 Ag Eirini
 Ag Marina
 Ayia Marina Skyllouras
 Ag Andronicos
 Ag Andronicos (Ammo.)
 Ayios Amvrosios &II
 Ag Chariton
 Ag Epiktitos
 Ag Ermolaos
 Ag Evstathios
 Ag Georgios Ker
 Ag Georgios Lefkas
 Ag Georgios (Ammochostos)
 Ag Iakovos
 Ag Ilias
 Ag Nikolaos Ammoch
 Ag Nikolaos Lef.
 Ag Sergios
 Ag Symeon
 Ag Theodoros
 Agia Trias
 Agios Vassilios
 Bogaz K
 Dio Potami
 Elia (Lefkosia)
 Hamid Mandres
 Kalochorio Lefkas
 Kato Dikomo
 Kato Kopia
 Kato Zodeia
 Koma tou Yialou
 Komi Kepir
 Kourou Monastiri
 Kyrenia I & II &III
 Lapithos (Lambousa)
 Larnaka tis Lapithou
 Lefkonino I & II
 Limnia &II
 Louroudjina (Louroukina)
 Mia Milia
 Neochorio Kythr.
 Pano Dikomo
 Pano Zodia
 Pervolia Tr.
 Petra Digeni
 Potamos tou Kampou
 Prastio (Larnaka)
 Prastio (Ammochostos)
 Tavros (Tavrou)
 Vatili &II (Vatyli)
 Zodhia Kato
 Zodhia Pano

The village was built after a prosecuted by the Turks "Kalogrea" (woman monk) found refuge inside a cave at the location of the village. Near Kalogrea village is located the famous Christian Greek Orthodox monastery of Antiphonitis (Antifonitis). The monastery of Antifonitis was one of the most beautifully decorated monasteries, with ancient Byzantine frescoes. It was too destroyed and looted by barbarian Turks.

Occupied Karmi village is located in Kyrenia district Cyprus, on Mount Pentadactylos and before the 1974 Turkish invasion it was inhabited solely by Greek Cypriots. Karmi village has been ILLEGALLY SOLD by the Turkish occupation regime to foreign citizens, mainly Britons and Germans, shortly after the 1974 Turkish invasion.

We want to make it ABSOLUTELY CLEAR to the British and Germans that have acquired properties in Karmi that their "title" is not valid because they have acquired STOLEN property belonging to Greek Cypriots. Inter alias, they interfere with Article 1 of Protocol 1 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms concerning the rightful ownership, access, and enjoyment of property. Greek Cypriots are determined to exhaust all lawful means to get their properties back, following the landmark legal precedence of Loizidou v. Turkey (ECHR).

Turks have also illegally founded an American University and research center in Karmi, in order to legitimize the ILLEGAL 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus.

Lysi village in Mesaoria, Famagusta district, CYPRUS. Birth town of the legendary Gregoris Pieris Afxentiou, Anti-lieutenant of the Greek army, and second in command of the Cypriot Liberation Organisation E.O.K.A. that was fighting the British colonial power between 1955-1959, and helped to achieve independence in 1960. In 1955 the British offered 5,000 English pounds for his capture. Afxentiou died heroically on the 3rd of March 1957, inside his hide-out near Macheras Greek Orthodox monastery on Macheras mountains, fighting against the British colonial Rule of Cyprus. He fought for more than 8 hours, single handed, against a regiment of British paratroopers that surrounded him after he was betrayed. The British, being unable to capture, or subdue him, and in view of mounting losses that they suffered, they threw petrol/gas inside the cave and burned him alive, only succeeding to prove once more that: "...from now on we will not say that Greeks fight like Heroes, but that Heroes fight like the Greeks..."!!!(BBC broadcast during WWII)


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