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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
1946

171

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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