Lagoudera

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Lagoudera
Λαγουδερά
Lagoudera is located in Cyprus
Lagoudera
Lagoudera
Location in Cyprus
Coordinates: 34°57′45″N 33°0′37″E / 34.96250°N 33.01028°E / 34.96250; 33.01028Coordinates: 34°57′45″N 33°0′37″E / 34.96250°N 33.01028°E / 34.96250; 33.01028
Country  Cyprus
District Nicosia District
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 84
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Lagoudera (Greek: Λαγουδερά; Turkish: Lagudera) is a village in the Nicosia District of Cyprus, located near Chandria.

Lagoudera village is about 50 km from Nicosia under Madari peak, the islands second highest peak on the Troodos mountain range. It is famous for the Panagia Arakiotissa church, a 12th century monastery covered with fine frescoes, which is situated just outside the village. Together with Asinou church and that of Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis, it is considered to be one of the most important Byzantine churches of the island.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population - Place of Residence, 2011". Statistical Service of Cyprus (CYSTAT). 17 April 2014.