Astromeritis

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Astromeritis (Greek: Αστρομερίτης, Turkish: Astromerit) is a large village in the Morphou Department of the Nicosia District of Cyprus. It is located 30 km (18.64 mi) from the capital Nicosia. By the 2001 census it had a total population of 2,361.

Astromeritis
Astromeritis is located in Cyprus
Astromeritis
Astromeritis
Location in Cyprus
Coordinates: 35°8′0″N 33°2′0″E / 35.13333°N 33.03333°E / 35.13333; 33.03333Coordinates: 35°8′0″N 33°2′0″E / 35.13333°N 33.03333°E / 35.13333; 33.03333
Country Cyprus
DistrictNicosia District
Government
 • TypeCommunity council
 • PresidentAris Constantinou
Elevation
160 m (520 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total2,307
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
2722
Websitehttp://www.astromeritis.org/

Green Line crossingEdit

Astromeritis is the location of one of the six de facto crossings across the UN Buffer Zone between the area effectively controlled by the Republic of Cyprus and the Northern Cyprus. The town on the northern side of the border is Zodeia (Turkish: Bostancı). The crossing is only for vehicular traffic.

The crossing was opened on 31 August 2005.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "C1. POPULATION ENUMERATED BY SEX, AGE, DISTRICT, MUNICIPALITY/COMMUNITY AND QUARTER (1.10.2011)", Population - Place of Residence, 2011, Statistical Service of the Republic of Cyprus, 2014-04-17, archived from the original on 2014-04-20, retrieved 2014-04-20