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Information on Polystypos Village

Polystypos Village                                          Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

Polystypos Village, also known as Polystipos Village, lies in the Pitsilia region of the Nicosia District of Cyprus, and is the third smallest village in the district.

Polystypos Village                                          Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

The village lies close to Chandria, Livadia, Alithinou, Alona and Agros Villages.

Polystypos Village                                          Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

Polystypos Village is built at an average height of 1100 metres above sea level, making the village one of the highest in Cyprus. The height of the village allows for a refreshingly cool climate during the long hot Cyprus summers. The winter months can be quite cold though and heavy snowfalls occur frequently.

The population of the village was recorded at 173 permanent residents in the 2001 census.

Polystypos Village has maintained it's traditional Cypriot architecture with it's narrow stone streets and old stone houses. The homes are built from local stone, also with local wood used for the beams, windows and doors. The roofs are covered in red tiles.

Polystypos Village                                          Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

Polystypos Village                                          Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

Polystypos Village                                          Photo © CyprusExpat.co.uk

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