Sites & cities that bear the name of Kition


Today in : Cyprus
First trace of activity : ca. 13th century B.C.E
Last trace of activity : today
Recorded names : Kathian, Kittim, Κίτιον, Kítion, 𐤊‬𐤕‬, kt, 𐤊‬𐤕𐤉, kty, Citium, Λάρνακα, Larnaka, İskele, Scala, Σκάλα, Scala di Saline, Larnaca

Description : Larnaca (Greek: Λάρνακα [ˈlarnaka]; Turkish: Larnaka or İskele) is a city on the southern coast of Cyprus and the capital of the eponymous district. It is the third-largest city in the country, after Nicosia and Limassol, with a metro population of 144,200 in 2015.Larnaca is known for its palm-tree seafront and the Church of Saint Lazarus, Hala Sultan Tekke, Kamares Aqueduct, and Larnaca Castle. It is built on the ruins of ancient Citium, which was the birthplace of Stoic philosopher Zeno. Larnaca is home to the country's primary airport, Larnaca International Airport. It also has a seaport and a marina.

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