Skouriotissa

Skouriotissa
Σκουριώτισσα
village
Hydrometallurgical plant in Skouriotissa mines Cyprus
Hydrometallurgical plant in Skouriotissa mines Cyprus
Skouriotissa is located in Cyprus
Skouriotissa
Skouriotissa
Location in Cyprus
Coordinates: 35°5′28″N 32°53′5″E / 35.09111°N 32.88472°E / 35.09111; 32.88472Coordinates: 35°5′28″N 32°53′5″E / 35.09111°N 32.88472°E / 35.09111; 32.88472
Country Cyprus
DistrictNicosia District
Population
 (2001)[1]
 • Total8
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Skouriotissa (Greek: Σκουριώτισσα) is a village in the Nicosia District of Cyprus and the site of the former Skourotissa mines. Today the area is largely uninhabited with only 8 people remaining in the village.

As of 2011 the village houses the headquarters of Sector 1 of the UNFICYP mission. The headquarters are currently assigned to an infantry unit from Argentina who is lead nation in Sector 1.

References

  1. ^ Census 2001
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