Limassol

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Limassol

(lēmäsôl`), city (1992 pop. 87,091), S Cyprus, on Akrotiri Bay. It is a district administrative center, a port, and a resort. Wine and agricultural goods are exported. At Limassol, in 1191, Richard I of England married Berengaria of Navarre.

Limassol

 

(Greek Lemesos), a city on the southern coast of the Republic of Cyprus; administrative center of the district of Limassol. Population, 51,500 (1970). Limassol is an important port for exports on the Mediterranean Sea. The city is the center for the production of wine and cognac in the country. Textiles and cement are also produced in Limassol.

Limassol

a port in S Cyprus: trading centre. Pop.: 163 000 (2005 est.)
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Limassol is known as Lemesos, the capital Nicosia is known as Lefkosia, etc.
Streets where festivities take place are elaborately decorated, particularly around the Medieval Lemesos castle.
The list includes another four Cypriot football clubs, Anorthosis Ammochostos which ranked 317th, Omonia FC Lefkosia which ranked 334th, Apollon FC Lemesos which ranked 901st and AEK Larnaka which ranked 992nd.
Just like every year, the main programme will include a series of parallel events organised by Dance House Lemesos under the title Dance Throughout the Year 2018, enriching the whole event with choreographic works that were presented to the public over the past year.
In the context of this event, the Cyprus Museum, the Medieval Castles of Pafos, Lemesos, Kolossi and Larnaka, and other public buildings in Cyprus will turn purple and blue.
The population in the district of Lefkosia (Nicosia) was 315,400 at the end of 2009, it was 44,800 in in Ammochostos (Famagusta), 134,400 in Larnaka, 230,800 in Lemesos (Limasso) and 77,800 in Pafos.
Known to locals as Lemesos, Limassol has a Byzantine castle where Richard the Lionheart married Berengaria in 1191.
The Lemesos International Documentary Festival is fast approaching its twelfth edition, set to take off on Tuesday on a journey to give a true insight into modern concerns and ways of life.
By district, the number of new dwellings is distributed as follows: Lefkosia (Nicosia) 4,788, Ammochostos (Famagusta) 1,847, Larnaka 3,575, Lemesos (Limassol) 3,981 and Pafos 4,004.
I'm cheating a little here -- but the superb Lemesos Documentary Festival kicks off next week (it runs from August 1 to 8) and I'll probably have forgotten that they're showing One More Time With Feeling if I wait till next year.
The project is developed in collaboration with Dance House Lemesos.
Known to Greeks as Lemesos, this South coast city became an important port after the fall of Famagusta in 1974.