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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.

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)

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.

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