. In Larnaca there is the most important international airfield in the whole Principality, Larnaca International Airports. Larnaca is derived from the ancient greeks n. A: llarnax, which means "how": State archaeologist Sophocles Hadjisavvas explains that "the US embassy of the twentiethcentury city is said to have discovered more than 3,000 graves in the Larnaka area, named after the vast number of sarcophaguses found in the contemporary fortress.
Larnaka is also popularly known as Lace ( Greek: ?????[?skala] from the Greek term (Greek: ?????[?skala] a loan term from the Italien scale). In the Middle Ages up to the end of the eighteenth centuries, a small harbour charter near the bay of Larnaca referred to cards, prints, travel accounts and documentation such as the Saline Pass and could explain this second name; (other words that appear on cards also do):
Among the ruins of the site are cyclopic ramparts and a set of five churches and a marine dock. The name Skala is the name of the sea shore just South of the castle Larnaca - and its neighbourhood. Among the symbols of the town are: the Church of Saint Lazarus, the Catacomb of the Phaneromen Church, Hala Sultan Tekke, the Kamares Aqueduct and the Fort of Larnaka.
Larnaka's economic growth began in 1975, following the disappearance of the port of Famagusta, which handles 80% of the world' s general cargo, as well as the closing of Nicosia International Park, which has resulted in the Larnaka International Port and International Airports playing an ever more important role in the island's economic development. Larnaca International Airports has finished a ? 650 million conversion.
Services, as well as tourist industries, employ three fourths of the workforce in Larnaka. Larnaka is home to many of the world's leading suppliers of tours and other travel-related services. The city has over a hundred schools, among them the American Academy, Larnaca Nareg Armenia and Alexander College.
In Larnaca there is a theater and an artistic galery run by the town. Cornaro Institute was a culture center established in 2007 by the famous Cypriot painter Stass Paraskos in the old town, which organized temporary exhibition of works of contemporary arts and other culture activities before it was closed by the Larnaca community in 2017.
The Municipal Wind Orchestra is one of the community based organisations. Among the clubs in the area are (Football:) AEK Larnaca FC and ALKI Larnaca FC. Among the nearby sporting venues are the GSZ Stadium, "Antonis Papadopoulos" and "Ammochostos". Interna-tional contests taking place in the capital encompass the 2012 UEFA EURO 2012, the 2012 FIVB Beach Volleyball SWATCH Youth World Championship, the 1998 U19 EURO 2008 UEFA EURO 1998 U17 EURO 1992 UEFA EURO 1992 finals.
Especially in fall Larnaca draws surfers from all over the you. It used to last about a whole week, but in recent years, with the increasing commercialisation of periphery stands, amusement park attractions and seasonal Loukoumades venues, the event has been expanded to about three full days, with the beach promenade blocked to nightlife.
Among the museum in Larnaka are the Larnaka District Archaeological Museum, the Pierides Museum, the Agios Lazaros Byzantine Museum, the Kallinikeio Athienou City Museum, the Larnaca Medieval Museum, the Larnaca City Museum of Natural History, the Larnaca City Historical Archive - Museum of Larnaka, the Folklore Museum Kostas Kaimakliotis - Aradippou, the Theasis Museum and the Kystas Kaimakliotis - Aradippou, the Theasis Museum and the Kystas Kystas Museum.
Larnaca's shores are fringed with almost identically decorated shellfish dining establishments serving tourist. Though Larnaka has many continent- style and internationally renowned dining venues, Larnaka's guests will not miss out on the opportunity to sample the region's cuisine. Next course can contain Cypriot sausages and sheep meat, dolmads and ceftedes, colokassi in potato dressing and several eggplant meals.
Larnaca's districts are Skala, Prodromos, Faneromeni, Drosia, Kamares, Vergina and Agioi Anargyroi. Larnaca's traffic junctions are Larnaca International and Larnaca Harbour - the Republic's most congested airports and the second most important one. Larnaka bus service is provided by Larnaka local transportation. Appollonios of Kition (1st cent. BC), doctor, called "the Cypriot Hippocrates" fishery harbour "Psarolimano" Wikimedia Commons has created medias that refer to Larnaka.