Palaiometocho or Paliometocho (Greek : ) is a community in the Nicosia District of Cyprus.

Palaiometocho, Photo : Augusta Stylianou Artist

Paliometocho is a village found in the mid East of the Island of Cyprus. Paliometocho is inhabited by about 6000 people, and it mainly functions as a suburb of Lefkosia, the capital of Cyprus. It is the second largest village as far as land size on the island. Its name is derived from the Greek "Palio" (old) and "Metochio" (inn). Its name was given to it because it used to be a rest stop used by pilgrims who visited the Kykkos monastery. In the December 17 2006 council and municipal Elections, Christakis Tomazos was elected as the community council president of Paliometocho.

Country Cyprus

District Nicosia District

Population 4074 (2001 )

Year Population


1960 1848
1982 2778
1992 3540
2001 4074

Palaiometocho, Photo : Augusta Stylianou Artist

Images Cyprus, Nicosia District

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