Kyperounta

Kyperounta Town
Κυπερούντα Town
Town
Scenic view of Kyperounta
Scenic view of Kyperounta
Kyperounta Town is located in Cyprus
Kyperounta Town
Kyperounta Town
Location in Cyprus
Coordinates: 34°56′29″N 32°58′9″E / 34.94139°N 32.96917°E / 34.94139; 32.96917Coordinates: 34°56′29″N 32°58′9″E / 34.94139°N 32.96917°E / 34.94139; 32.96917
Country Cyprus
DistrictLimassol District
Population
 (2001)[1]
 • Total1,497
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Kyperounta (Greek: Κυπερούντα) is a town in Cyprus. It lies at an altitude of 1,140 meters. With a population in approximately 1,500 it can be called the head-town of Pitsilia. The town took its name from the plant Cyperus rotundus (kyperos). Kyperounda was established during the Byzantine period. At historical documents was called "Chiperonda."

References

  1. ^ Census 2001

External links

  • Newsreel dating from 1955 showing British soldiers rounding up villagers and searching the village for arms during the EOKA struggle


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