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Galata Panoramic View

Galata (Greek : Γαλάτα ) is a village in the Nicosia District, in the Solea valley of the Troodos Mountains in Cyprus. It is located about 60 km west of the capital Nicosia at an altitude of 620m.

It is a popular summer tourist destination (especially amongst locals) for its cooler climate in the summer months. It is also well known on the island for its fruit produce.

Galata during winter

Galata, Photo : Augusta Stylianou Artist


Oak Tree, Galata,

Panagia Podithou (or Podythou) Church, Galata,

Photo : Augusta Stylianou Artist

Church Panayia Podithou in the vicinity of the village Galata. Begin of the 16th century, a donation of Demetre de Coron.

Panagia Theotokos and Archangel Michael near the church Panagia Podithou

Panagia Theotokos and Archangel Michael

Galata (Γαλάτα)

Coordinates 34°59′ N 32°53′ E
District Nicosia District
Population 653 (2001)
Elevation 620 m
Postal code 2827


^ Statistical Service of the Republic of Cyprus, 2001 Population Census, MS Excel document [1]

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