Lapta, Kyrenia

Lapta, Kyrenia

It is a large settlement located 14 km west of Kyrenia, north of Servili Tepe (Selvili Tepe - Kyparissovounos), which is the highest peak of the Kyrenia mountain range with an altitude of 1024 meters, and on the Kyrenia - Guzelyurt main road. The surface area of ​​Lapta, which is spread from the mountain slopes to the coast, is 18.3 km2. Throughout history, it has been referred to as Lapathos, Lapethia, Lapethos, Lapida, Lapitho, Lapithos, Lapthia, Lambousa, Imeroessa and Lapithea. Lapta is built in the form of an amphitheater between the sea and the mountain. Its average altitude above sea level is 250 meters. It is adjacent to Karshiyaka (Vasilya-Vasileia) in the west and Alsancak (Karava - Karavas) in the east. Lapta; It is one of the most beautiful settlements in Cyprus with its physical location, lush mountains, lush vegetation, mild climate and abundant water.

Lapta before 1974; Due to the fact that it is a large settlement in Cyprus standards and its population is high, it was divided into seven different regions (township - headman). The administrative boundaries of the 6 regions where the Greeks lived were determined on the basis of the presence of churches in those neighborhoods, and those regions were called "enoria", which means "church area" in Greek. The seventh region was the region where the Turkish people lived. This area was known as the “Turkish Quarter” and its headman was chosen by the Turkish people. After 1974, the names of the 6 neighborhoods (muhtarship) outside the old Turkish Quarter in Lapta were changed by the Lapta Turkish Municipality.

A large part of the working population of the town is composed of civil servants and workers. The rest work in the tourism sector and small industrial enterprises or are engaged in agriculture, animal husbandry and fisheries.

So, if you are going to buy a house in Kyrenia, how logical is it to buy a house in Lapta?

Since Lapta is close to the sea, you will always have a return as a profitable investment. Rental income is high in a region preferred by tourists for vacation. The fact that the prices are a little lower than in the center of Kyrenia will provide you a profit.

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