Nata is a small village in the Paphos area of southwest Cyprus. It is a small relatively unspoilt traditional village in an unspoilt valley. The valley is green in winter but brown in summer. The river usually flows during the rainy season and is dry in summer, although it can sometimes flow in the summer if there has been heavy rain in the mountains
It has views to the Mediterranean sea and Troodos Mountains. It is approx 20 minutes from the centre of the town of Paphos and about 10 minutes to the sea. There is an international airport approx 15 minutes from Nata.
The biggest dam in Paphos starts at Nata and supplies water to the majority of Paphos District which has a population of 76,100.
The village has a traditional village restaurant known as Perikli's tavern and about 4 traditional cafes.
Panagia Eleousa, Nata
It has numerous festivities during the year especially during mid August for Panagias (Greek: Παναγία) day which are festivities relating to the Virgin Mary.It has a beautiful church called St. Nicholas (Greek: Άγιος Νικόλαος , Agios Nikolaos) in the centre of the village and another Church under renovation built around the 14th century which is heritage listed.
Many persons left the Village in the 1950's & 60's where conditions were harsh and little opportunity existed. Most moved to Australia mainly to Melbourne and Perth. Some went to Germany, England, South Africa and Canada where they have prospered and educated their children who greatly contributed to the development of their adopted countries.
Community Council President: Andreas Dimosthenous
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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