Agios Iakovos

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Agios Iakovos

Agios Iakovos is located in Cyprus
Agios Iakovos
Agios Iakovos
Coordinates: 35°19′35″N 33°48′58″E / 35.32639°N 33.81611°E / 35.32639; 33.81611Coordinates: 35°19′35″N 33°48′58″E / 35.32639°N 33.81611°E / 35.32639; 33.81611
Country (de jure) Cyprus
 • DistrictFamagusta District
Country (de facto) Northern Cyprus[1]
 • Districtİskele District established_title =
 • MukhtarErbil Kara
 • Total229

Agios Iakovos (Greek: Αγιος Ιάκωβος "Saint James"; Turkish: Altınova "golden plain", previously Aynakofo) is a village in Cyprus, located 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) northwest of Trikomo. It is under the de facto control of Northern Cyprus. As of 2011, Agios Iakovos had a population of 229. It has always been inhabited by Turkish Cypriots.[3]


  1. ^ In 1983, the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus unilaterally declared independence from the Republic of Cyprus. The de facto state is not recognised by any UN state except Turkey.
  2. ^ "KKTC 2011 Nüfus ve Konut Sayımı" [TRNC 2011 Population and Housing Census] (PDF) (in Turkish). TRNC State Planning Organization. 6 August 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 6 November 2013.
  3. ^ "AGIO IAKOVOS". Internal Displacement in Cyprus. PRIO Cyprus Centre. Retrieved 17 January 2015.