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
District Limassol District
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 397
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

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. 
  3. ^ Northern Cyprus Association of Football Clubs