The village of Athienou is located in the district of Larnaca and is a large community, which is equidistant between the city of Nicosia (38 km) and the city of Larnaca (33 km). The ancient city-kingdom of the Golgi has continued as Athienou, which has been inhabited since the Neolithic Era. The community is renowned for its delectable traditional bread, affectionately referred to by the locals as "Athienitiko," as well as its sweets and dairy products, the production of which is open for people to watch. The village’s several bakeries that produce the well-known Athienitiko bread, supply Cyprus as well as other countries. The cheese manufacturers, are no exception either.
In the Chronicle of Leontios Macheras, a Cypriot chronicler who lived during the Frankish era, is where the name Athienou first appears. The village has at the moment 4,444 residents (World Population Review). One of the three communities in the United Nations Dead Zone is Athienou, along with other two villages, Trulloi and Pyla. Moreover, 65% of the total area of Athienou’s lands (65,000 acres) is occupied. The Kallinikeio Museum, which displays an archaeological, ecclesiastical, and folklore collection, has been located in Athienou since 2009. The Byzantine Art Museum of Father Kallinikos Stavrovouniotis, who is regarded as the most notable Hagiographer of Cyprus, is one of the several museums in Athienou.
A superb example of architecture is Athienou’s Municipal Market, which was constructed in the 1950s. There is also a Municipal library which began operating in 1962. When entering the village, it is impossible to ignore and white painted houses that are made of stone, and demonstrate the owner’s relative wealth.
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