Gerolakkos

Gerolakkos
Gerolakkos is located in Cyprus
Gerolakkos
Gerolakkos
Coordinates: 35°11′N 33°15′E / 35.183°N 33.250°E / 35.183; 33.250Coordinates: 35°11′N 33°15′E / 35.183°N 33.250°E / 35.183; 33.250
Country (de jure) Cyprus
 • DistrictNicosia District
Country (de facto) Northern Cyprus[1]
 • DistrictLefkoşa District
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total2,777
 • Municipality
3,884
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
WebsiteTurkish Cypriot municipality

Gerolakkos (Greek: Γερόλακκος; Turkish: Alayköy) is a village near Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus. It is immediately north of the Green Line. Nicosia International Airport (now defunct) is located about 2 km to its south-east. De facto, Gerolakkos is under the control of Northern Cyprus.

References

  1. ^ In 1983, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus unilaterally declared independence from the Republic of Cyprus. The de facto state is not recognised by any UN state except Turkey.
  2. ^ "KKTC 2011 Nüfus ve Konut Sayımı" [TRNC 2011 Population and Housing Census] (PDF) (in Turkish). TRNC State Planning Organization. 6 August 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-11-06.


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