Kato Zodeia

Kato Zodeia
Kato Zodeia is located in Cyprus
Kato Zodeia
Kato Zodeia
Coordinates: 35°10′04″N 33°00′26″E / 35.16778°N 33.00722°E / 35.16778; 33.00722Coordinates: 35°10′04″N 33°00′26″E / 35.16778°N 33.00722°E / 35.16778; 33.00722
Country (de jure) Cyprus
 • DistrictNicosia District
Country (de facto) Northern Cyprus[1]
 • DistrictGüzelyurt District
 • Total3,317
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Kato Zodeia (Greek: (η) Κάτω Ζώδεια; Turkish: Aşağı Bostancı) is a village on the island of Cyprus, east of Morphou. De facto, it is under the control of Northern Cyprus.[3]

Green Line crossing

Kato Zodeia is the location of one of six Green Line crossings between the Republic of Cyprus and Northern Cyprus. The town on the Republic side of the border is Astromeritis. The crossing is only for vehicular traffic. It was opened on 31 August 2005.


  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). TRNC State Planning Organization. 6 August 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on November 6, 2013.
  3. ^ "Kato Zodeia". www.prio-cyprus-displacement.net. Archived from the original on 2018-09-03. Retrieved 2018-09-03.

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