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Skouriotissa /Foukassa (Greek : Σκουριώτισσα / Φουκάσα) is a community in the Nicosia District of Cyprus. Today the area is largely uninhabited with only 8 people remaining in the village.

As of 2011 the village houses the headquarters of Sector 1 of the UNFICYP mission. The headquarters are currently assigned to an infantry unit from Argentina who is lead nation in Sector 1.

Year Population


1960 109
1982 86
1992 13
2001 8

Mine producing copper at Skouriotissa ( Source : Aspect of Cyprus)

Copper cathodes production plant in Skouriotissa ( Source : Aspect of Cyprus)

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See also

Cyprus Mines Corporation

Images Cyprus, Nicosia District

Districts of Cyprus

Famagusta · Kyrenia · Larnaca · Limassol · Nicosia · Paphos

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