Kiti lies 11 km to the south-west of the port town of Larnaka in Cyprus. It has a low altitude of 20 meters above sea level. The population of Kiti increased from 670 in 1881 to 1080 by 1960, and 1161 by 1973. Although many fled from the village because of the Turkish invasion in 1974, in 1982 it had 2095 inhabitants, and according to the population census of 2001 3354 people live in the village. Kiti has an extreme Mediterranean climate, the annual rainfall is only 360 mm, and falls during the winter months. The people living there produce vegetables, for example artichoke, zucchini, okra, batata, potato, melon and water melon, carrot, cereals, and citrus fruits. Kiti is the oldest among our twin towns.

 According to our present knowledge, the oldest parts of its church called Panagia Angeloktisti, „the most sacred church of the Virgin, built by angels”, date back to the 5th century. The Kingdom of Cyprus was established during a crusade led by King Richard the Lionheart. During the Frankish rule Kiti was the property of the Royal Family, and appears in the oldest maps under the name of Chiti, Chitus. A chapel in the Angeloktisti Church was built during that period, today it is the hall of one of the entrances to the church. Later Cyprus fell under the rule of Venice. This period is evidenced by a bell-tower in the Angeloktisti Church and a watch-tower near the sea shore. The bell-tower was demolished at the turn of the 1950s and the 1960s. During the time when Cyprus was under Turkish rule, Christian Cypriots could not receive education. Between 1835 and 1863 the local priest and teacher started to teach privately in their own homes until 1860. Later teaching continued in the already mentioned former Latin chapel of the Angeloktisti Church, then in the first one-room school built on the site of the present village nursery. In 1925 the so called other new school was built, then, mainly due to the increase in the population as a result of the events of 1974, after some temporary measures, on 17th November 2002 a new 6-grade elementary school with 14 classrooms was inaugurated. In addition, Kiti has a 3-grade secondary school for 13 to 15-year-olds, corresponding to the lower secondary school in our old teaching system, as well as two parish nurseries and a village nursery. The Archangel Educational Association was established in 1994 with the aim of preserving the local traditions. A local history collection has been established in the building where the gendarmerie operated in the 1940s, on the ground floor of which old household, agricultural and handicraft tools are on display. In a second room a series of photographs shows the past and present of the village, and the tools of the local barber's and shoemaker's shop are exhibited. From the yard of the house separate stairs lead up to the room on the first floor, which is furnished as a traditional bedroom with an old bed, mirror, wardrobe, chair, table, as well as an old radio, gramophone. The new church of Kiti, the Saint Kyriacos Church was completed in 2007. With the completion of the new church the archaeological exploration of the Panagia Angeloktisti Church, recognized as a part of world heritage, can be started in order to uncover the history of the old foundations and building parts covered by the current floors and the altered walls. The cultural attractions of the village include a private dance school, the members of which perform traditional and contemporary Greek dances. The village has its own savings bank. The plans of the local community include the already mentioned archaeological exploration of the Angeloktisti Church, and the renovation and utilization of the old school buildings. The plans also include the further development of the main square, the green areas of the village, the protection of the coast against erosion, as well as the development, expansion of the coastal resort areas.

Negotiations on the partnership between Biatorbágy and Kiti started in 2002. The partnership agreement was singed in 2004 in Biatorbágy by town council president Mihalis Nikolau and mayor Dr. Lajos Palovics.

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