Katokopia is located in Cyprus
Coordinates: 35°10′27″N 33°03′04″E / 35.17417°N 33.05111°E / 35.17417; 33.05111Coordinates: 35°10′27″N 33°03′04″E / 35.17417°N 33.05111°E / 35.17417; 33.05111
Country (de jure) Cyprus
 • DistrictNicosia District
Country (de facto) Northern Cyprus[1]
 • DistrictGüzelyurt District
 • Total817
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Katokopia (Greek: Kατωκοπιά [locally [katokoˈpca]]; Turkish: Zümrütköy) is a village located in the Nicosia District of Cyprus, 7 km east of Morphou. De facto, it is under the control of Northern Cyprus.

Originally inhabited by Greek Cypriots, since the Turkish invasion in 1974, the village has been solely inhabited by Turks.[3]

Culture, sports, and tourism

Turkish Cypriot Zümrütköy Sports Club was founded in 1975, and now in Cyprus Turkish Football Association (CTFA) K-PET 2nd League.[4]

Katokopia is the original home of Greek Cypriot football club Doxa Katokopia.


  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. p. 22. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 November 2013.
  3. ^ https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&q=cache:HFPwLt8LC_AJ:www.unhchr.ch/Huridocda/Huridoca.nsf/0/f4f30ed4b0ee47f5c1256af4003755db/%24FILE/G0115564.pdf+Fterycha&hl=en&gl=uk&pid=bl&srcid=ADGEESjJWaRiEGn3eIn6YUUnIhuA6FmNv2q_uUpAFejCqfJngD6TmPkNyTFZ7lACAEWg4f823_M1QrgWdPN6j2kJZo7iVpwusSqFxL2I-1ee2GXe8hCBkxduvWQHg1kpf_FmdB2_WCFC&sig=AHIEtbQ8XjiXdelgW7MpJxFm8XIM5DM69Q[bare URL]
  4. ^ Northern Cyprus Archived 2015-06-18 at the Wayback Machine Association of Football Clubs

External links

  • www.katokopia.org
  • www.kibkom.com/Guzelyurt/Z%C3%BCmr%C3%BCtk%C3%B6y/area-listing.html

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