Lakatamia

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Lakatamia
Λακατάμια (Greek)
Lakatamia is locatit in Cyprus
Lakatamia
Lakatamia
Location in Cyprus
Coordinates: 35°7′0″N 33°19′0″E / 35.11667°N 33.31667°E / 35.11667; 33.31667
Kintra  Cyprus
Destrict Nicosia Destrict
Population (2007)
 • Tot 40,000
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Simmer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
http://www.lakatamia.org.cy
Concise presentation of Lakatamia

Lakatamia (Greek: Λακατάμια) is a suburb o Nicosia, Cyprus. It is locatit in Nicosia Destrict. The total population in the Lakatamia municipality wis 28,466 in 2002. Offeecially the toun is split intae twa different entities : Upper an Lawer Lakatamia (Πάνω & Κάτω Λακατάμεια)

The veelage uised tae be co-inhabitit bi Greek an Turkis Cypriots till the mid-1950s. Its name oreeginates from "alakatia" i.e. wells which wur apparently abundant in the auld veelage. Due tae the expansion o the Nicosia urban aurie, Lakatamia haes seen considerable population growthe in the past years an haes grown frae twa sma veelages intae a sizable suburb. Lakatamia Airfield, an airstrip uised bi the Cypriot Naitional Guard is locatit in the east o Lakatamia.

The current Mayor is Loukas Iatrou (syne 2007). The aurie hosts the private residence o the umwhile Greek Cypriot preses Tassos Papadopoulos.

Twin ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Lakatamia is twinned wi the follaein ceeties: