Intercultural city: Limassol, Cyprus

 

Limassol is the second largest city in Cyprus. Limassol is divided into 6 administrative units; Limassol, Mesa Geitonia, Kato Polemidia, Agios Athanasios Germasogeia and Ipsonas (since 2012 municipal elections). Limassol Municipality is the only administrative unit to participate in the Intercultural Cities network.

 

Population diversity


The district of Limassol has a population of 235,000 inhabitants. The city’s urban area composed of the 6 municipalities mentioned above is inhabited by 176,700 people. The majority group,Greek-Cypriots (the autochthonous people) make up 83% of the city’s population. Non-nationals make up 17% of Limassol total inhabitants. The most important minority groups come from: UK, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Russia, Philippines and Vietnam.

 

Profile and activities


Intercultural profile

 

Intercultural Cities Index


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Results

Mapping of Intercultural organisations and issues in Limassol

 

Useful links


  Interview with Savvas Stouppas, Limassol's Deputy Mayor: The Challenge Of Multiculturalism In Cyprus [26/03/2012]

Leaflet: Limassol – One city, the whole world

  


 

General information

Official website

 

Andreas Christou

Mayor

 

Limassol on the map