Deryneia or Dherynia (Greek : ) is a municipality of the District of Famagusta partly in the occupied region of Cyprus.

Year Population
1946 1593
1960 2741
1982 3345
1992 4165
2001 4954

Folklore Museum in Deryneia, demonstration of the use of animal power, Photos : Augusta Stylianou Artist

See also Cyprus, Folklore

The Panagia Church (Geniseos tis Theotokou) in Deryneia was build in the 16th century. It was extended in 1727. Another church of the same period is the church of Agios Georgios. The Byzantine church Agia Mariana assumed to be from the 12th century is in the neutral zone around Deryneia.

Mayor: Andreas S. Siapanis (Ανδρέας Σ. Σιαπάνης )

See also

Kato Deryneia (Κάτω Δερύνεια / Κάμπος της Δερύνειας)

Strovilia (Στροβίλια)

Images Cyprus, Famagusta District