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Gerolakkos is located in Cyprus
Coordinates: 35°11′N 33°15′E / 35.183°N 33.250°E / 35.183; 33.250Coordinates: 35°11′N 33°15′E / 35.183°N 33.250°E / 35.183; 33.250
Country  Cyprus
 • District Nicosia District
Country (controlled by)  Northern Cyprus
 • District Lefkoşa District
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,777
 • Municipality 3,884
Time zone FET (UTC+3)
Website Turkish Cypriot municipality

Gerolakkos (Greek: Γερόλακκος; Turkish: Alayköy) is a village near Nicosia, the capital of Cyprus. It is immediately north of the Green Line. Nicosia International Airport (now defunct) is located about 2 km to its south-east. De facto, Gerolakkos is under the control of Northern Cyprus.


  1. ^ "KKTC 2011 Nüfus ve Konut Sayımı" [TRNC 2011 Population and Housing Census] (PDF) (in Turkish). TRNC State Planning Organization. 6 August 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-11-06.