The development of the water sources since the independence of Cyprus in 1960, has been impressive if compared with other countries of this size and development level. This can be proven with the existence of the 105 dams and water reservoirs that have been built. The total capacity that these dams can withhold is about 304, 7 million tonnes of cubical metres of water.

Cyprus dams are located in various locations across the island such as in the Paphos district, Limassol district, Larnaca district, Nicosia district and Famagusta district. 

For the full list of the dams you can refer to our Cyprus dams list or you can broswe from the ones displayed below which include a description, some photos and in some cases a video.

Cyprus dams map

Cyprus dams by location (district)

Achna Dam

The Achna Dam is located in the Ammochostos district. It was built in 1988 with a capacity of 6.8 million cubical metres in order to contain...

Agridia Dam

The Agridia Dam is located in the village of Agridia in the Limassol district. It is also worth mentioning that the Agridia Dam adds especia...

Argaka Dam

To the southeast of the Argaka community in the Paphos district, is the dam known as Argaka-Makounda. This dam is the one that sends wate...

Arminou Dam

The Arminou Dam is the most discussed and possibly the most beautiful dam in Cyprus. It is located 40 kilometres away from the town of Pa...

Asprokremmos Dam

The Asprokremmos Dam is located 16 kilometres east of Paphos , at an altitude of about 80 metres near the village of Nikokleia. More...

Dipotamos Dam

The Dipotamos Dam is located in Scarinou, in the Larnaca district. Two rivers joint together at the Dipotamos area and create the Pentaschoi...

Evretou Dam

The Evretou Dam is located about 8 kilometres from Polis Chrysochous and 31 kilometres from Paphos with access from Tremithousa village. It ...

Germasogeia Dam

Cyprus is an island without any natural sweet water lakes and has acquired tens of manmade lakes within thirty years. This resulted in the e...

Kalavasos Dam

The Kalavasos Dam is situated in the village of Kalavasos in the Larnaca district. It is a stonebuilt dam and it is built over the Vasilikos...

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Argaka Dam

To the southeast of the Argaka community in the Paphos district, is the dam known as Argaka-Makounda. This dam is the one that sends wate...

Arminou Dam

The Arminou Dam is the most discussed and possibly the most beautiful dam in Cyprus. It is located 40 kilometres away from the town of Pa...

Asprokremmos Dam

The Asprokremmos Dam is located 16 kilometres east of Paphos , at an altitude of about 80 metres near the village of Nikokleia. More...

Evretou Dam

The Evretou Dam is located about 8 kilometres from Polis Chrysochous and 31 kilometres from Paphos with access from Tremithousa village. It ...

Kannaviou Dam

Kannaviou is located in the Paphos district and neighbours with the communities of Agios Dimitrianos, Psathi, Asproyia as well as the v...

Mavrokolympos Dam

The Mavrokolympos Dam is located about 11 kilometres from Paphos and it is easily accessible from the road which connects Paphos with C...

Polemidia Dam

The Polemidia Dam is situated in the area of Polemidia in the Limassol district. More specifically it is located near the Limassol National ...

Pomos Dam

The Pomos Dam  is situated in the Pomos village of the Paphos district. It is a rock fill dam and has a capacity of 859.000 cubical met...

Agridia Dam

The Agridia Dam is located in the village of Agridia in the Limassol district. It is also worth mentioning that the Agridia Dam adds especia...

Germasogeia Dam

Cyprus is an island without any natural sweet water lakes and has acquired tens of manmade lakes within thirty years. This resulted in the e...

Kouris Dam

The man-made  Kouris Lake is the largest man-made lake in Cyprus and it is filled by the Kouris dam which is also the largest in Cyprus...

Dipotamos Dam

The Dipotamos Dam is located in Scarinou, in the Larnaca district. Two rivers joint together at the Dipotamos area and create the Pentaschoi...

Kalavasos Dam

The Kalavasos Dam is situated in the village of Kalavasos in the Larnaca district. It is a stonebuilt dam and it is built over the Vasilikos...

Lefkara Dam

The Lefkara Dam is located in the Larnaca district. It is located at an equivalent distance between Nicosia (32 kilometres), Limassol (48 ki...

Kalopanayiotis Dams and Fish Farm

The Kalopanayiotis dam is located in the Kalopanayiotis village in the district of Nicosia. It is considered a small dam and it was ...

Xyliatos Dam

The Dam of Xyliatos is one of the most well-known sites in the village which is why many local and foreign tourists visit the village of Xyl...

Achna Dam

The Achna Dam is located in the Ammochostos district. It was built in 1988 with a capacity of 6.8 million cubical metres in order to contain...

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