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Galini (Greek : Γαληνή ) is a community in the Nicosia District of Cyprus, in the occupied region of the island.

In the census of 1960, it was showed that Galini village had 1295 people. They were all Greeks. Then had 130 students in elementary school. Galini also had a church dedicated to St. John the Theologian and five chapels.

The chapels belong to St. Barbara, St. Nikolas, St. Kournoutos, St. Mavra and St. Eleftherios.

Galini occupied by the Turkish army on September 4, 1974 at 3 in the morning, after a sudden attack.

Since then, six people are missing.

Year Population
1946 855
1960 1295

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