Tseri

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Tseri
Tseri is located in Cyprus
Tseri
Tseri
Location in Cyprus
Coordinates: 35°04′01″N 33°19′00″E / 35.066871°N 33.316661°E / 35.066871; 33.316661Coordinates: 35°04′01″N 33°19′00″E / 35.066871°N 33.316661°E / 35.066871; 33.316661
Country  Cyprus
District Nicosia District
Government
 • Mayor Alkiviades Constantinou
Elevation 909 ft (277 m)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 7,035
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website www.tseri.org.cy

Tseri (also known as Seri or Xeri; Greek: Tσέρι; Turkish: Çeri) is a south suburb of Nicosia, Cyprus. The region had a population of about of 300 people before 1974. In 2011, it had a population of 7,035. Its inhabitants are known as "Tseriotis" or "Tserkotis" for males and "Tseriotissa" or "Tserkotissa" for females. Following a referendum in 2011, Tseri has become a municipality.

Famous residents include poet Theodosis Pierides (1908–1968). A statue of him at the corner of Strovolou Avenue and Kosta Misiaouli Street. Also the statue of Epaminondas Epaminonda was erected at 2008 in the square of Nicos Kazantzakis Street.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "C1. POPULATION ENUMERATED BY SEX, AGE, DISTRICT, MUNICIPALITY/COMMUNITY AND QUARTER (1.10.2011)", Population - Place of Residence, 2011, Statistical Service of the Republic of Cyprus, 2014-04-17, retrieved 2014-04-20