Kantou, Cyprus

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Kantou

Καντού

Çanakkale
Kantou is located in Cyprus
Kantou
Kantou
Location in Cyprus
Coordinates: 34°41′25″N 32°54′24″E / 34.69028°N 32.90667°E / 34.69028; 32.90667Coordinates: 34°41′25″N 32°54′24″E / 34.69028°N 32.90667°E / 34.69028; 32.90667
Country Cyprus
DistrictLimassol District
Population
 (2001)[1]
 • Total397
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Kantou (Greek: Καντού; Turkish: Çanakkale) is a village in the Limassol District of Cyprus, located 2 km north of Erimi. Prior to 1960, the village was almost exclusively inhabited by Turkish Cypriots.[2]

Culture, sports, and tourism[edit]

Turkish Cypriot Çanakkale Sports Club was founded in 1963, and now in Cyprus Turkish Football Association (CTFA) K-PET 2nd League.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Census 2001
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-10-28. Retrieved 2009-06-14.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ Northern Cyprus Archived 2015-06-18 at the Wayback Machine Association of Football Clubs