Choulou

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Choulou
Χούλου
Choulou is located in Cyprus
Choulou
Choulou
Location in Cyprus
Coordinates: 34°52′16″N 32°33′27″E / 34.87111°N 32.55750°E / 34.87111; 32.55750Coordinates: 34°52′16″N 32°33′27″E / 34.87111°N 32.55750°E / 34.87111; 32.55750
Country  Cyprus
District Paphos District
Elevation 1,106 ft (337 m)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 190
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 6129

Choulou (Greek: Χούλου) is a village in the Paphos District of Cyprus, located 6 km west of Agios Fotios at an altitude of about 350m above sea level. It is located in the centre of the district next to the village Lemona and near Statos-Agios Photios and Letymbou villages.

Ιn the period of Frankish rule in Cyprus Choulou was a small feudal town, and 50 years ago it had a population of around 1,000. Today the population is around 150[2] and much of the village is abandoned.

Just outside the village is the Ammati forest. The traditional Cypriot tale 'Arodafnousa' born in Choulou.[clarification needed]

Choulou has five churches: Holy Cross, St Kononas, the Venetian church, St Theodoros, and the Byzantine church dedicated to St George. The village also has 2 taverns, 2 coffee shops, and one snack bar.

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