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Oroklini

Oroklini
Ορόκλινη
Voroklini
Oroklini
Oroklini
Location in Cyprus

Coordinates: 34°58′58″N 33°39′16″E / 34.98278°N 33.65444°E / 34.98278; 33.65444Coordinates: 34°58′58″N 33°39′16″E / 34.98278°N 33.65444°E / 34.98278; 33.65444

Country  Cyprus
District Larnaca District
Government[1]
 • Type town council
 • president Chrysostomos Parpounas
Population (2001)[2]
 • Total 3,310
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website http://www.voroklini.org/

Oroklini (Greek: Ορόκλινη or less commonly Voroklini, Greek: Βορόκληνη) is a village located to the northeast of Larnaca, Cyprus. Due to recent development, the village has grown from 811 inhabitants in 1976 to 3302 in the year 2002[3] There are several deserted chapels in the area next to the mountainside. The neighbouring village Pyla lies to the East. Oroklini is the site of protected shallow salt water lakes which are home to a variety of bird species including pink flamingos.

"The Tourist Area" is a traditional name for an area of hotels and beach, northeast of the Voroklini fire station.

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