Larnaca


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Larnaca

(lär`nəkə), town (1992 pop. 43,622), SE Cyprus, on Larnaca Bay. It is a port and district administrative center. Chemicals, refined oil, and salt are important products. The modern section of the town occupies the site of ancient CitiumCitium
, ancient city of Cyprus, on the southeast coast, the modern Larnaca; also called Cition. Of Mycenaean origins, it was a major port with valuable saltworks and an important center under Phoenician and Assyrian rulers. It is identical with the biblical Kittim. Zeno was born there.
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. There is a tradition that St. Lazarus settled in Larnaca after his resurrection and became its first bishop. In the town is a fort built by the Turks in 1625.
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A female crew member from a French naval vessel was airlifted to Larnaca hospital on Saturdy night after falling ill.
Blue Air, the Romanian leisure airline that started operating from Birmingham Airport earlier this year, has recently announced the addition of a new route - Larnaca on the south coast of Cyprus - to its network.
LARNACA (TAP) - A hijacker who said he had an explosive belt diverted an EgyptAir flight with more than 80 people on board to Cyprus early Tuesday, authorities said.
We are pleased to further facilitate passenger movement and make travel to and from Larnaca even more convenient with this schedule enhancement that allows our passengers from both Bahrain and Kuwait easier access to this popular Cypriot destination," Gulf Air acting chief commercial officer Ahmed Janahi said.
Contract award: Execution of Contract C14 of Phase B of the Sewerage and Drainage Systems in the Larnaca area.
Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has announced the upcoming launch of twice weekly services between Kuwait City and the Cypriot city of Larnaca in response to increased demand from the State of Kuwait.
BNA) -- Following its recent commencement of direct services between Kuwait City and Istanbul, Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has announced the upcoming launch of twice weekly services between Kuwait City and the Cypriot city of Larnaca in response to increased demand from the State of Kuwait.
Qatar Airways will fly to Larnaca International Airport in Cyprus from April 29 next year.
Our destination for a week of family fun was the Palm Beach Hotel and Bungalows, situated just outside the third biggest city on the island, Larnaca.
Larnaca Desalination, Flowserve will provide a complete pump package and energy recovery devices to be used at Larnaca, a 60,000 cubic metres/day (15.
Flight BA662 between London and Larnaca will now leave at 10:45 and arrive in Larnaca at 17:15 and flight BA663 will leave Larnaca at 18:25 and arrive in London at 21:35.
LARNACA Regional Tourism Body has announced the start of tours in the city and region of Larnaca using two open-top double-decker buses.