Moutoullas

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Moutoullas
Location of Moutoullas
Moutoullas is located in Cyprus
Moutoullas
Moutoullas
Coordinates: 34°59′N 32°49′E / 34.983°N 32.817°E / 34.983; 32.817Coordinates: 34°59′N 32°49′E / 34.983°N 32.817°E / 34.983; 32.817
CountryCyprus
DistrictNicosia District
Elevation800 m (2,600 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total174
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code2866
Websitemoutoullas.com.cy

Moutoullas (Greek: Μουτουλλάς [locally [mutuˈlːas]], Turkish: Mudulla) is a mountain village in the Nicosia District of Cyprus, at an elevation of 800 m (2,600 ft) in Marathasa Valley. In 2011, it had a population of 174.

The old village church, the 13th-century chapel of Panayia tou Moutoulla, is one of the earliest-dated examples of the steep-pitched wooden roof type with frescoes. It was built in around 1280 and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.[2]

Moutoullas is known for its mineral water, which is bottled and sold island-wide.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "C1. POPULATION ENUMERATED BY SEX, AGE, DISTRICT, MUNICIPALITY/COMMUNITY AND QUARTER (1.10.2011)", Population - Place of Residence, 2011, Statistical Service of the Republic of Cyprus, 17 April 2014, archived from the original on 20 April 2014, retrieved 20 April 2014
  2. ^ "Painted Churches in the Troodos Region/Eglises peintes de la région de Troodos". UNESCO. 1985. Retrieved 13 March 2007.
Panayia tou Moutoulla