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Information on Apesia Village 

The over 1,500 year old Apesia Village Terebinth Tree   Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

Apesia Village, sometimes pronounced Apeshia, is located in the Limassol District of Cyprus. It is around 16 kilometres north from Limassol on the route to the Troodos Mountains.

Apesia Village                                                                Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

Apesia Village lies at an altitude of 480 metres above sea level and lies just at the southern end of the Troodos Mountains. It lies in the small valley created by the two rivers, Garyllis and Limnatis.

Apesia Village                                                                Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The proximity to Limassol enables the inhabitants to reside in the village and easily commute to work in Limassol. The village also attracts people from Limassol who wish to own a weekend or summer house in the village. There are around 500 permanent residents in the village.

Apesia Village                                                                Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The village produces olives, almonds, grains and is most popularly known for it's carob production.

Apesia Village                                                                Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The most famous attraction of Apesia Village is the Terebinth Tree, which has been calculated as the oldest living tree in Cyprus, at over 1,500 years old. It shows no sign of decay due to large amount of water located just beneath the soil in the village.

Agias Zonis Church                                                                    Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

There are two large churches in Apesia Village. The church of Agias Zonis, the new main church and built in 1998 AD, and the church of St George, built in 1898 AD.

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