Pedoulas

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Pedoulas
Πεδουλάς
Village
Pedoulas panorama.JPG
Pedoulas is located in Cyprus
Pedoulas
Pedoulas
Location in Cyprus
Coordinates: 34°58′3″N 32°49′43″E / 34.96750°N 32.82861°E / 34.96750; 32.82861Coordinates: 34°58′3″N 32°49′43″E / 34.96750°N 32.82861°E / 34.96750; 32.82861
Country  Cyprus
District Nicosia District
Population (2011)
 • Total 132
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 2850
Website http://pedoulasvillage.com

Pedoulas (Greek: Πεδουλάς) is a village in the Nicosia District of Cyprus, located at an altitude of 1 100 m in the Troodos Mountains, 4 km south of Moutoullas. The name is derived from the words pediada (valley) and laos (people).[1]

Archangelos Michael church

Pedoulas is known for its 12 churches, varying from a 15th-century chapel to a 1930's cathedral. The most important is the Archangelos Michael (Archangel Michael) church, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site along with nine other Painted Churches in the Troödos Region.[2]

Pedoulas has two museums: the Byzantine Museum, opened in 1999, and the Folklore Museum, opened in 2005.

References[edit]

  1. ^ General Information on Pedoulas Village
  2. ^ Museums in Pedoulas