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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As of the 10 th of February 2018, Larnaka is home to the third petrol station on the island bearing the name of Italian multinational Eni.
A tender process is in progress for our second largest port, located in Larnaka, whose commercialisation is expected to give a further boost to our tourism industry, an already booming sector of the economy.
We received a sweet surprise today at Larnaka Airport.
The Reds, who face Cypriot full-timers AEK Larnaka in the second qualifying round, have enjoyed many recent highs on a European stage.
Larnaka, June 11 (BNA): Talal looked admiringly at the plate of grilled octopus that the waitress in the Cypriot restaurant had just placed in front of him.
By the time Ambassador Pantelides arrived in Larnaka, the operation had ended", he added.
Un avion de ligne Egypt Air, effectuant la liaison Alexandrie-Le Caire (vol MS-181), a ete detourne, mardi 29 mars, pour atterrir sur l'ile de Chypre, a Larnaka, a annonce la compagnie egyptienne.
To celebrate the first flight from Larnaka to Brussels Zaventem, we are releasing seats on sale from e1/419.
The World Cups in Larnaka (Cyprus), Gabala (Azerbaijan), Lonata (Italy) and Asian Championship in Kuwait City (Kuwait) are on his schedule for the year.
NNA - Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has arrived in Cyprus, accompanied by his Minister of State Nikos Pappas and Minister of Foreign Affairs Nikos Kotzias, and was received at the Larnaka airport by Cypriot Foreign Affairs Minister Yannis Kasoulidis.
He was born in April 21,1922 in Larnaka province of Cyprus.
At the end of February, Craig Richmond will replace Alfred van der Meer (pictured) as CEO of Hermes Airports Limited, which operates the two largest airports in Cyprus, Paphos and Lamaka IntemationaL Mr Richmond is currently the CEO of Vantage Airports UK, which owns Liverpool John Lennon Airport George Casey, President and CEO of Vantage Airport Group, announced the change, stating: "During Mr van der fvleers five-year tenure, Hermes completed construction of new terminals at both Paphos and Larnaka International Airports.