Nikitari

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Nikitari
Νικητάρι (Greek)
Church in Nikitari
Church in Nikitari
Nikitari is located in Cyprus
Nikitari
Nikitari
Location in Cyprus
Coordinates: 35°4′0″N 32°59′0″E / 35.06667°N 32.98333°E / 35.06667; 32.98333Coordinates: 35°4′0″N 32°59′0″E / 35.06667°N 32.98333°E / 35.06667; 32.98333
Country  Cyprus
District Nicosia District
Population (2001)
 • Total 426
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Nikitari (Greek: Νικητάρι) is a village in Cyprus. It is located in the Nicosia District.

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Very close to Nikitari (5 km) is the church of Assinou, a 12th-century church, dedicated to the Virgin Mary, with frescoes of the 12th century and later periods, considered to be among the finest examples of Byzantine mural painting in the island of Cyprus.

References[edit]

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