Khoulou

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Khoulou
Χούλου
Khoulou is located in Cyprus
Khoulou
Khoulou
Location in Cyprus
Coordinates: 34°52′16″N 32°33′27″E / 34.87111°N 32.55750°E / 34.87111; 32.55750Coordinates: 34°52′16″N 32°33′27″E / 34.87111°N 32.55750°E / 34.87111; 32.55750
Country  Cyprus
District Paphos District
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 190
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 6129

Khoulou (Greek: Χούλου) is a village in the Paphos District of Cyprus, located 6 km west of Agios Fotios at an altitude of about 35om above sea level.

Ιn the period of Frankish rule in Cyprus Khoulou was a small feudal town, and 50 years ago it had a population of around 1,000. Today the population is around 200 and much of the village is abandoned.

Just outside the village is the Ammati forest. The traditional Cypriot tale 'Arodafnousa' born in Khoulou.[clarification needed]

Khoulou has five churches: Holy Cross, St Kononas, the Venetian church, St Theodoros, and the Byzantine church dedicated to St George.

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Choulou is a village in Paphos district of Cyprus.It is located in the centre of the district next to the village Lemona and near Statos-Agios Photios and Letymbou villages.About 50 years ago Choulou was the capital village of the rounds villages with a population of around 1000 inhabitants.Ιn the Frankish period Choulou was a small feudal town.Today Choulou has a population of about 200 residents and much of it is abandoned.Choulou is a beautiful quiet village with wonderful natural environment and is next to one of the biggest rivers, Ezousa river.The village before the Turkish Cypriot rebellion in 1963 had a small number of Turkish Cypriots residents .Just outside the village is the Ammati forest and each year there done picnic by locals and tourists.The altitude of Choulou is 350 meters above sea level.The well-known traditional Cypriot tale 'Arodafnousa' born in Choulou and there is a museum and tourist accommodation of 'Rigena'.Choulou has five churches deticated to panagia pantanassa(the village's main church)holly cross chapel, St Kononas chapel, the Venetian church St Theodoros and the Byzantine church dedicated to St George.Choulou has 2 taverns, 2 coffee shops and one snack bar.