Larnaca (Greek: Λάρνακα) is the third largest city in Cyprus after Nicosia and Limassol. Located on the southern coast of the island, it has a population of 72,000 people (2011 estimate). The city is today a commercial port and tourist destination. It is also home to the largest airport in Cyprus.
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Church of St Lazarus, Larnaca, Cyprus
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More on LarnacaAugust is the hottest month in Larnaca. That's when the average high temperature rises to 32.7°C (90.3°F). Coldest month is February, when the average low temperature drops to 6.9°C (44.4°F). December is the wettest month in Larnaca, receiving 94.6 mm (3.72 in) of precipitation.
Larnaca dates back to the 14th century BC. It was founded by Mycenaean-Achaean Greeks. The city during ancient times was known as Kition. The city is prone to earthquake, having suffered a number of them over the ages.
The Aqueduct of Larnaca
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The political situation in Cyprus has worked to the benefit of Larnaca, where the loss of the Port of Famagusta as well as the closure of the Nicosia International Airport all helped to divert port and air activities to Larnaca.
Visiting LarnacaLarnaca International Airport (LCA) is the largest airport in Cyprus. It receives flights from Athens, Amsterdam, Berlin, Bucharest, Copenhagen, Donetsk, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Helsinki, Kiev, London-Heathrow, London-Stansted, Minsk, Moscow, Nuremberg, Odessa, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Rome, Saint Petersburg, Sofia, Teheran, Tel Aviv, Thessaloniki, Vienna, Yerevan and Zürich, among others.
The seaside promenade in Larnaca, Cyprus
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Places of Interest in Larnaca
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