Following many years of negotiations, the House Plenum today approved the three draft bills for the reform of the local administration, according to which 20 municipalities will be established in Cyprus in total.
Both the Interior Minister and President Anastasiades described today as a history day for local administration sending messages of hope for the future.
The new municipalities are:
- Nicosia municipality including, Nicosia, Agios Dometios, Engomi, Aglandzia.
- Strovolos Municipality
- Lakatamia Municipality including Lakatamia, Tseri, Anthoupolis.
- Latsia-Geri Municiipality
- North Nicosia-Dali Municipality including Dali, Alambra, Lymbia, Nisou, Pera Chorio and Potamia.
- Limassol Municipality including Limassol, Mesa Geitonia, and community Tserkezon
- Eastern Limassol Municipality including Agios Athanasios, Germasogia, Agios Tychonas, Akrounta, Mathikoloni, Mouttagiaka, Foinikari, Armenochori.
- Polemidia Municipality including Kato and Ano Polemidia
- Western Limassol Municipality including Ypsonas, Akrotiri Asomatou, Episkopi, Erimi, Kantou, Kolossi, Sotira, and Trachoni
- Larnaca Municipality including Larnaca, Livadia and Voroklini
- Aradippou Municipality including Aradippou, Kellia and Troulloi
- Dromolaxia-Meneou Municipality including Dromolaxia, Meneou, Kiti, Pervolia and Tersefanou
- Lefkara Municipality including Lefkara, Vavla, Delikipo, Kornos, Lagia and Skarinou
- Athienou Municipality including Athienou and Avdellero
- Eastern Paphos Municipality including Geroskipou, Agia Marinouda, Achelia, Konia and Timi
- Western Paphos Municipality including Pegeia, Akoursou, Ineia, Kathikas, Pano andi Kato Arodes, Kissonerga
- Polis Chrysochous Municipality including Polis Chrysochous, Agia Marina, Androlikou, Argaka, Fialia, Drouseia, Kritou Tera, Makounta, Neo Chorio, Nea Dimmata, Pelathousa, Pomos, Tera and Chrysochou
- Paphos Municipality
- Agia Napa Municipality including Agia Napa, Sotira, Avgorou, Achna and Liopetri
- Paralimni-Deryneia Municipality including Paralimni, Deryneia, Acheritou and Frenaros