Agia Marina Chrysochous

Agia Marina Chrysochous

The village is known as Agia Marina Chrysochous, to be distinguished from other villages named Agia Marina.

Agia Marina Chrysochous is a village of Pafos. It is situated 14km northeast of Poli Chrysochous and it is built in an average altitude of 190 meters.

In the village of Agia Marina Chrysochous are grown citrus fruits, vegetables, bananas, fruit, cereals and forage plants. In the last census made in 2001, the inhabitants of the community were 687.

According to an old tradition, the plague was dispersed in the area but Saint Marina eliminated it before it killed the inhabitants of the viallge. Thus, the villagers decided to give the name of the saint to the village because she helped them to fight against the disease.The village is known as Agia Marina Chrysochous, to be distinguished from other villages named Agia Marina.

 

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