Aglantzia is a suburb of Nicosia and an independent semi-occupied municipality of Cyprus since 1986. It expands to 31 square kilometres out of which 14 are agricultural land and have been occupied by the Turkish army in 1974. Out of the 17 square kilometres left, 9 are national forest parks. Aglantzia is the highest suburb because it is built on hills. Aglantzia was built during the medieval times. Before its occupation, the houses were built for defensive purposes.

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Athalassa Natural Forest Park

The Athalassa Natural Forest Park is located to the south of Nicosia and is surrounded by the suburbs of Aglantzia, Strovolo and Latsia. ...

Athalassa Picnic Site

The Athalassa Picnic Site is located 8 kilometres from the centre of Nicosia in the Athalassa National Forest and 500 metres from Latsia. ...

Athalassa Botanical Garden

The Athalassa Botanical Garden is the oldest garden, which was designed and created by the Forest Department. It is part of the Athalassa Na...

Agios Georgios Picnic Site

The Agios Georgios Picnic Site is located 7 kilometres from the centre of Nicosia, at the Athalassa National Park. Altitude: 160 metres. ...

Athalassa Picnic Site of Southwest Entrance - Agios Georgios Nature Trail

Location: Athalassa Picnic Site District: Nicosia Starting Point: Athalassa Park (south entrance). Access from the main road Nicosia...

Agiou Georgiou - Botanical Garden Nature Trail

Location: Agiou Georgiou Dam – Aglantzia District: Nicosia Starting Point: A point on the south side of the Agios Georgios Dam wit...

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