Arsos, Larnaca

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Αρσος (Greek) Yiğitler (Turkish)
Arsos is located in Cyprus
Location in Cyprus
Coordinates: 35°5′23″N 33°37′43″E / 35.08972°N 33.62861°E / 35.08972; 33.62861Coordinates: 35°5′23″N 33°37′43″E / 35.08972°N 33.62861°E / 35.08972; 33.62861
Country de jure  Cyprus
de facto  Northern Cyprus
District de jure Larnaca District
de facto Lefkoşa District
Population (2006)[1]
 • Total 310
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Arsos (Greek: Αρσος, Turkish: Yiğitler) is a village in Northern Cyprus. The construction of a road from Arsos to Pyla is one of the conditions that Turkish Cyprus requested from Greek Cyprus in return for the opening of the Limnitis gate. It is 32 km (20 mi) east of Nicosia and a golden necklace was found in the village.[2]


  1. ^ 2006 Census
  2. ^ Keshishian, Kevork K. (1978). Nicosia: Capital of Cyprus Then and Now, pp. 112, The Mouflon Book and Art Centre.