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Acheritou is located in Cyprus
Location in Cyprus
Coordinates: 35°6′2″N 33°51′38″E / 35.10056°N 33.86056°E / 35.10056; 33.86056Coordinates: 35°6′2″N 33°51′38″E / 35.10056°N 33.86056°E / 35.10056; 33.86056
Country  Cyprus
 • District Famagusta District
Country (controlled by)  Northern Cyprus
 • District Gazimağusa District
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 911
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Acheritou (Greek: Αχερίτου [locally [aʃeˈɾitu]]; Turkish: Güvercinlik) is a village in Cyprus, located just to the west of the Agios Nikolaos section of Dhekelia SBA. De facto, it is part of Northern Cyprus. In 2011, its population was 911.


  1. ^ Northern Cyprus 2011 Nüfus ve Konut Sayımı [Northern Cyprus 2011 Population and Housing Census] (PDF), Northern Cyprus State Planning Organization, 6 August 2013