Agios Georgios Kafkalou
Observe the olive groves, the pine-covered mountainside of Madari and the top of Alestou
Agios Georgios Kafkalou is about 50 kilometers from Nicosia.
This beautiful village sits near the Troodos Mountains and offers a wonderful view from all directions. Looking out of the village, it is easy to observe the olive groves, the pine-covered mountainside of Madari, the top of Alestou, the pine forests and the Troodos mountain range.
The name of the village of Agios Georgios Kafkalou is connected with a small church that existed in the area, where a monk lived in a cave. In this cave, an icon of the saint was found. Moreover, the name of the village of Agios Georgios Kafkalou is also linked to its location and, more specifically, it is built in a "cauldron".
Agios Georgios is a small population community. In 2001, according to the census of the Statistical Service, the village had only 15 inhabitants, while in 2011 on the basis of community figures, the village had 25. This is considered a significant increase. However, more significant population growth is recorded during the summer months. It is estimated that the population at that time amounts to 140.