Episkopeio

Episkopeio
Επισκοπειό
Cyprus, Episcopio village - The Church Saint Nicholas-1.jpg
Episkopeio is located in Cyprus
Episkopeio
Episkopeio
Location in Cyprus
Coordinates: 35°2′30″N 33°14′43″E / 35.04167°N 33.24528°E / 35.04167; 33.24528Coordinates: 35°2′30″N 33°14′43″E / 35.04167°N 33.24528°E / 35.04167; 33.24528
Country Cyprus
DistrictNicosia District
Population
 (2001)[1]
 • Total511
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Episkopeio (Greek: Επισκοπειό) is a village located in the Nicosia District of Cyprus.

The church of the Apostle Andrew and all Russian saints is located near the village. The church is constructed in traditional Russian orthodox style. The construction of the church was begun in October 2015 and was finished in 7th of July, 2016 as it was performed in short terms. It's 5 domes, including the central one that weights 7 tons, were made in Saint Petersburg and were installed by Russian specialists. The church is the first and only Russian church in Cyprus that has gilded domes.

Sources

  • The church of the Apostle Andrew and all Russian saints (in Russian)
  • Official website of the church of the Apostle Andrew and all Russian saints (in Russian)

References

  1. ^ Census 2001
Храм во имя Андрея Первозванного и всех святых, в земле Русской просиявших, в Эпископио.jpg


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