ΔΕΡΥΝΕΙΑ


Τ.Θ.: 36001
5385 Δερύνεια
Κύπρος

Πληθυσμός: 5,844

Δήμαρχος: Άντρος Καραγιάννης
Τηλ.: +357 23811000
Φαξ: +357 23825550
Email: deryneia.municipality@cytanet.com.cy
Website: http://www.deryneia.org.cy/


Twinnings

1. Kalithies(Greece)
2. Pella(Greece)


Profile

Deryneia is a rural municipality situated in the eastern part of Cyprus (Famagusta district). It was founded on 1994. The town has a population of 7000 and its economy is mainly based on the agricultural, touristic, trade and manufacturing sectors. Deryneia has worked on European projects, mainly in the area of culture. Our municipality is well known for its strawberry production. Every 2 years, in the middle of May, the Pancyprian Strawberry Festival is organized and grabs the interest of thousands visitors, natives and foreigners.


Possible themes for cooperation

Annual activities: Pancyprian Strawberry Festival.

Points of interest: Deryneia has many monuments, sights and places of interest such as Byzantine churches, Folklore museum, hero’s monuments, open air amphitheatre, Municipality’s Park, Town Hall, and Cultural Centre of the Occupied Ammochostos (Famagusta).