Kato Drys

Kato Drys (Greek : ), is a small village in Cyprus, southwest of Larnaca. It is near the villages of Pano Lefkara (4 km), Kato Lefkara (4 km), and Vavla (6 km).

Its average altitude is 520 meters above sea level. The village is set in hilly terrain with narrow, deep valleys, through which flows the Agios Minas river.

Year Population
1946 535
1960 307
1982 138
1992 112
2001 114

Kato Drys, Neoclassic style houses, Photo : Augusta Stylianou Artist

Kato Drys is pictured on the Cyprus one pound note.

A significant figure from the village is Saint Neophytos, born in Kato Drys in 1134. The house in which he was born still stands today.

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There is a small church dedicated to the saint located on a hill near the village.

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Kato Drys Community Council website

Images Cyprus, Larnaca District

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