Germasogeia

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Germasogeia
Γερμασόγεια
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Official seal of Germasogeia
Seal
Germasogeia is located in Cyprus
Germasogeia
Germasogeia
Location in Cyprus
Coordinates: 34°43′5″N 33°5′8″E / 34.71806°N 33.08556°E / 34.71806; 33.08556Coordinates: 34°43′5″N 33°5′8″E / 34.71806°N 33.08556°E / 34.71806; 33.08556
Country  Cyprus
District Limassol District
Government
 • Mayor Kyriakos Xidias
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 13,421
Website Yermasoyia Municipality
Concise presentation of Germasogeia.

Germasogeia (Greek: Γερμασόγεια) is an eastern suburb of Limassol and a municipality in the Limassol District of Cyprus. As of 2011, Germasogeia had a population of 13,421.[1] Its current mayor is Kyriakos Xidias. He won the local elections in 18 December 2016 as an independent candidate. During the elections, Xidias prevailed with 26.73% of the vote against 23.01% of two-term incumbent Andreas Gavrielides.[2]

The village was fortified in the medieval period by the Knights Templar. Germasogeia dam was built there in 1968.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — sister cities[edit]

Germasogeia is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Population - Place of Residence, 2011". Statistical Service of Cyprus (CYSTAT). 17 April 2014. 
  2. ^ "Upset in Limassol plus other election results". in-cyprus.com. Retrieved 14 January 2017.