Pera Orinis

Pera
Πέρα
Pera is located in Cyprus
Pera
Pera
Location in Cyprus
Coordinates: 35°1′56″N 33°15′11″E / 35.03222°N 33.25306°E / 35.03222; 33.25306Coordinates: 35°1′56″N 33°15′11″E / 35.03222°N 33.25306°E / 35.03222; 33.25306
Country Cyprus
DistrictNicosia District
Population
 (2001)[1]
 • Total1,018
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Pera Orinis, or Pera Oreinis or Pera ("Orinis" designates the name of the area "Orinis" to distinguish from villages with the same name in other areas), (Greek: Πέρα Ορεινής or Πέρα) is a village in the area known as Tamassos, which is in turn part of the Nicosia District in Cyprus.

Pera is situated near Tamassos dam (built in 2002 [1]); about one hour walking distance across the Pedhieos river bank.

References

  1. ^ Census 2001

External links

  • Website of the Community Council
  • tamassos.org - History and culture of the area; list of churches etc. (in Greek and English).
  • [2] - small collection of early morning photos of Pera Orinis.


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