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.
|• Type||Community council|
|• President||Aris Constantinou|
|Elevation||160 m (520 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
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.
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