Akrotiri Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: Among the items you can expect to be served are: Loukanika, coriander-seasoned sausages, soaked in red wine and smoked; Koupepia,... More
  • Family: One should not bring dishonor on the family. Parents strive to provide the young couple with a home, and perhaps... More
  • Fashion: Traditional costumes are worn at folk festivals and special events, including formal visits. Generally, people dress according to occupation, ranging... More
  • Visiting: Visitors often note that Akrotiri seems to be a place where 'everyone knows everyone else, or is related' This familiarity... More

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Capital Episkopi Cantonment (base administrative center for Akrotiri and Dhekelia)
Currency uses the euro
Population 15,700
Total Area 47 Square Miles
123 Square Kilometers
Location Eastern Mediterranean, peninsula on the southwest coast of Cyprus
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