Avlona, Cyprus

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Αυλώνα (Greek) Gayretköy (Turkish)
Avlona is located in Cyprus
Coordinates: 35°09′40″N 33°06′22″E / 35.16111°N 33.10611°E / 35.16111; 33.10611Coordinates: 35°09′40″N 33°06′22″E / 35.16111°N 33.10611°E / 35.16111; 33.10611
Country De jure:  Cyprus
De facto:  Northern Cyprus
District De jure: Nicosia District
De facto: Güzelyurt District
Population (2006 [1])
 • Total 367
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Avlona (Greek: Αυλώνα, Turkish: Gayretköy) is a village located in the Nicosia District, Cyprus. Avlona is part of Northern Cyprus.Prior to the Turkish Invasion of Cyprus the village was inhabited by Greek-Cypriots. Now the village is mostly inhabited by Turkish troops and their families. The village has a church but is now mostly in ruins.


  1. ^ 2006 Census