Deftera, officially split into the two municipalities Pano Deftera (Πανο Δευτερα) and Kato Deftera (Κατω Δευτερα) , is a suburb located 11km south of Nicosia. It is the hometown of the Cypriot poet Kougiallis. The area is famous for the Panayia Chrysospiliotissa Church, the Grammar School Nicosia and Lapasa Equestrian Centre. Kougiallis has written a book titled: My own Deftera, a poem devoted to his childhood at Deftera.

Coordinates: 35°05′N 33°17′E / 35.083, 33.283

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