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Astromeritis (Greek: Αστρομερίτης) is a large village in the Nicosia District of Cyprus. It is located 30 km from the capital Nicosia. By the 2001 census it had a total population of 2361.

Astromeritis, Photo : Augusta Stylianou Artist

Year Population
1946 792
1960 1005
1982 2062
1992 2325
2001 2361

Green Line crossing

Astromeritis is the location of one of six crossings across the UN Buffer Zone between the area effectively controlled by the Republic of Cyprus and the unrecognised 'Turkish Republic of 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.

Astromeritis, Photo : Augusta Stylianou Artist

Astromeritis, Monument dedicated to the countryside women, Photo : Augusta Stylianou Artist

Astromeritis, Monument dedicated to the countryside women, Photo : Augusta Stylianou Artist

Government

- Mayor Aris Constantinou

Elevation 160 m (525 ft)
Population (2001[1])

- Total 2,361

Time zone EET (UTC+2)

- Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Postal code 2722

Astromeritis - Troodos , Photo : Augusta Stylianou Artist

Website http://www.astromeritis.org/

The Photos are dedicated to the memory of my mother Theognosia Kleanthous from Trimiklini.
Augusta Stylianou

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